Triage Underway At Hoboken, New Jersey Terminal After Train Derails

 Thursday, September 29, 2016


A New Jersey Transit commuter train crashed into the Hoboken terminal during rush hour, causing major structural damage and numerous injuries. Local media are reporting "major structural damage" and "multiple injuries," while the first responders are setting up triage. Preliminary reports are saying "approximately 100 victims." Area hospitals are mobilizing to receive the casualties. Several people who were on the train tweeted they felt "lucky to be alive." The accident occurred shortly before 9 am local time. All NJ Transit trains are being held at Secaucus station.

Photos from the scene indicate the train took out several support columns and collapsed part of the station’s ceiling. The cause of the accident is yet unknown.
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