Commuter Train Derails In The Bronx Killing 4

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(This post was final updated during 12:15 a.m. ET.)

First responders accumulate around a derailment of a Metro North newcomer sight in a Bronx precinct of New York on Sunday.Enlarge picture i

First responders accumulate around a derailment of a Metro North newcomer sight in a Bronx precinct of New York on Sunday.


Craig Ruttle/AP

First responders accumulate around a derailment of a Metro North newcomer sight in a Bronx precinct of New York on Sunday.

First responders accumulate around a derailment of a Metro North newcomer sight in a Bronx precinct of New York on Sunday.

Craig Ruttle/AP

A Metro-North commuter sight has derailed in a Bronx precinct of New York City, murdering 4 passengers, and injuring 63.

WABC-TV in New York reports a sight derailed during about 7:20 a.m. Sunday on bend only outward a Spuyten Duyvil station.

Helicopter images uncover during slightest 5 of a 7 cars of a Metro-North Railroad sight derailed — during slightest dual of them were thrown on their side. The streamer automobile came within feet of plunging into a Harlem River.

NBC New York reports that a movement group tells them a sight left during 5:54 a.m. from Poughkeepsie and was due in Grand Central Terminal during 7:43 a.m. ET.

Reporters and watcher during a stage of a derailment news initial responders crushed a windows of a cars to extricate passengers.

During a press conference, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pronounced 4 people had died and 63 were injured. Eleven of those are in vicious condition. Cuomo and MTA officials pronounced it was too shortly to know what caused a crash.

The Wall Street Journal reports that a speed extent during a bend where a sight derailed is 30 miles per hour. It isn’t clear, however, “how quick a sight was roving when it derailed, Metro-North mouthpiece Marjorie Anders said.”

WABC-TV is live streaming a coverage.

This is a violation news story, we’ll refurbish this post with a latest as we get it.

Update during 12:10 p.m. ET. ‘People Were Screaming:’

The New York Times has a bit from more from dual passengers on a train:

“Joel Zaritsky had only depressed defunct in a fourth automobile of a sight when a sight started to hurl over and landed roughly on a side, he said.

‘People were screaming,’ he pronounced on Sunday morning as he was trafficked to a hospital. ‘I found myself thrown to a other side of a train.’

“Mr. Zaritsky, who lives in Poughkeepsie, and was streamer to New York for a convention, pronounced his palm was cut and he was really bruised.

“‘I still can’t trust it,’ he said. ‘I’m really happy to be alive.’”

Update during 10:52 a.m. ET. Conductor In Hospital:

During a televised press discussion mins ago, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly pronounced a train’s conductor is in a sanatorium and in fast condition.

Kelly pronounced he would not go into what a conductor had told them and that this was now an NTSB investigation.

Kelly pronounced initial responders had combed a area for victims with anatomy dogs and divers and they are flattering certain that no one stays in a wreckage.

Update during 10:23 a.m. ET. 4 Dead:

During a press conference, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pronounced 4 people had died and 63 were injured. Eleven of those are in vicious condition. Cuomo and MTA officials pronounced it was too shortly to know what caused a crash.

One bit of good news is that Cuomo pronounced authorities trust everybody has been accounted for during a scene, so a series of injuries is doubtful to rise.

Separately, a National Transportation Safety Board pronounced it was promulgation a “go-team” to New York to examine a accident.”

Update during 9:31 a.m. ET. There Could Be Fatalities:

A orator for a Metropolitan Transportation Authority tells The New York Times, there could be fatalities.

WABC-TV is stating that there during slightest 30 injured. NBC News is stating that series during 48.

We’re awaiting a press discussion by a New York Fire Department shortly.

Update during 8:40 a.m. ET. Injured Being Pulled Out On Stretchers:

WABC-TV spoke to a newcomer who was roving on a initial automobile of a derailed train. He told a hire that he was means to get off a sight on his own, though others were not that propitious and were being extricated by puncture workers.

A contributor on a site for a station, pronounced he saw puncture workers outstanding windows and stealing passengers in stretchers.

Images taken from above a pile-up uncover 8 cars of a Metro-North sight derailed. The initial one came really tighten to attack a water.

Daniel Cohen, who has been tweeting photos of a scene, says that “many people” were harmed and that military are still carrying out rescue operations.


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