Train crashes into railway station in New Jersey; 3 killed, 100 injured

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New Delhi | Updated: September 30, 2016 12:16:44 AM

The images and videos Tweeted by some passegers have shown heavy damage caused to the station.

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A commuter train on Thursday crashed into New Jersey’s Transit Hoboken Railway Station killing three persons and leaving over a 100 injured. It seems that the train, while making a stoppage at the platform, lost control. The images and videos Tweeted by some passengers show heavy damage caused to the station. Here is the video.

The incident happened at around 8.30pm at Lackawanna Station, close to the waterfront with the Hudson River, opposite Manhattan island and about a mile away from downtown Jersey City. Photos from the scene indicate the train rammed into several support columns that led to collapse of part of the station’s ceiling, IANS reported. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

“Due to a NJ Transit train derailment at #Hoboken Station, NJ, all PATH train service in and out of Hoboken Station is suspended,” New York’s official emergency information system tweeted. New Jersey’s emergency management system was reporting more than 100 people injured, while the New Jersey transit service said there were “multiple” injuries, ABC News reported.

 

 

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