New York City Commuter Train Train Comes Off The Track, 103 Injured: A passenger train to the Long Island area in New York City derailed at Brooklyn Atlantic Terminal. The New York Fire Service (FDNY) reported that 103 suffered minor injuries.
The LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) train from Rockaway hit passengers waiting on the platform at the Brooklyn Atlantic Terminal in the morning of heavy passenger traffic.
In the morning after the accident in the 8.20 were removed to the hospitals in the vicinity. First aid teams intervened in the terminal, with some mild beneficiaries.
There was great panic during the accident. Eyewitnesses stated that the train, which crashed at the terminal, caused a big crash in the terminal.
It was stated that there were 600 - 700 passengers on the train during the accident. Most of the injured were treated on an outpatient basis.
New York City Governor Andrew Cuomo said the train was watching a normal speed. Governor Cuomo, the wounded in the situation is good, even the most seriously injured people in the accident is not life-threatening, he said. ”We can count foot fractures as the heaviest, omo Cuomo said.
Fear of terror attack has caused a great panic
Officials said the terminal suffered a major panic in fear of a terrorist attack as a result of the explosion and smoke that occurred during the train's crash.
Due to the train accident, some train lines were temporarily stopped. Authorities said an investigation was launched against the accident.
Source : I www.amerikaninsesi.co