Multiple people have been hurt in a train crash in Hoboken NJ… Photos of the damaged station roof have been shared via social media and there are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 people have been injured.
— Leon O (@monduras) September 29, 2016
According to CNN:
An NJ Transit worker who was at the station said he heard an “explosion”-like sound as the lead car, coming into the station fast, slammed into a bumper block.
“It went up and over the bumper block, through the depot, and came to rest at the wall by the waiting room,” the worker, Mike Larson, said.
Larson said the first car of the train hit with such force that it went airborne into the passenger concourse, Larson said. Half of the first car was crumpled and the roof crushed down to the seats, he said.
“I can’t even begin to tell you how many people may be trapped in that first car.”
The train’s engineer was removed, unresponsive, from the train after the crash, an official assisting with rescue operation and briefed on developments, told CNN.
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