Four dead, 48 injured after commuter train derails in New York city

December 1, 2013 | By | Reply More

Dec 01, New York – Four people reportedly died Sunday morning when several Metro North cars derailed in the New York, police sources and officials told. The Fire Department of New York says there are also “multiple injuries” in a passenger train derailment, but the extent of the injuries is still unclear.

hromedia Four dead after train derails in New York City intl. news2The FDNY says the train derailment in the Bronx was reported at 7:20 a.m. Sunday near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx. The fire department says 130 firefighters are on the scene.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says four or five cars on the seven-car train derailed about 100 yards (90 meters) north of the station on a curved section of the track. But the MTA says none of the cars entered the Hudson or Harlem rivers, which are adjacent.

The agency says the crash was reported by the engineer and it was not clear if any crew members were injured.

Press journalist for HRO media – Debi campillos contributed to this report.

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