CNN Breaking News Link
FNC Breaking News LinkA Metro-North train derailed Sunday morning at Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, the New York Fire Department said. About 100 firefighters are responding to the scene. Injuries are reported, according to CNN affiliates WABC and WCBS. Two to five cars came off the track shortly after 7 a.m., fire officials told WCBS. Service has been suspended on part of the Hudson Line, Metro-North said on Twitter.
WABC (Local NYC ABC Affiliate) LinkPolice confirm that a Metro-North passenger train has derailed in the Bronx. A woman at the scene says numerous emergency vehicles have responded. Rebecca Schwartz says some of the trains are submerged in water.
Thoughts and prayers to the passengers on this train and their families and friends. Since it's Sunday and is not a workday commute with cars filled to capacity, the number of injuries will be low.Authorities say a Metro-North train has derailed in the Bronx, and multiple injuries are reported. It happened at 7:20 Sunday morning at Palisades Avenue and Independence Avenue in the Spuyten Duyvel section. Police say four cars are off the tracks and two are on their side.
Firefighters, rescue workers and ambulances have responded to the scene, and some firefighters broke through windows to remove passengers from the train. A number of passengers have been taken out on stretchers.
A passenger who was on the train told Eyewitness News...that it was travelling at a higher rate of speed than it normally does.
The train came off the tracks just as it was coming around a sharp curve. There is no word yet on the cause of the accident.