A N.J. Transit commuter train crashed through the wall of Hoboken Terminal train station this morning, with ABC reporting at least 100 people injured. Transit officials said the train failed to stop at the station and smashed through the platform. It is being investigated as a possible derailment.
The roof of the station just straight up collapsed pic.twitter.com/IpaY86dk8i
— KFC (@KFCBarstool) September 29, 2016
The train was number 1614 on the Pascack Valley Line, which left Spring Valley around 7:30 a.m.
FDNY sending crews to train accident in Hoboken, NJ. Reports of at least 100 Injured, some serious, 1 fatality. pic.twitter.com/MuNXxCy9PW
— New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) September 29, 2016
According to NJ Transit, rail service is suspended in and out of Hoboken. NJ Transit bus and private carriers will honor NJ Transit rail tickets. Uber is also assisting victims stuck in the area.
We’re refunding rides from the #Hoboken train station for the next 2 hours. Please stay safe.
— Uber New Jersey (@Uber_NJ) September 29, 2016
Update 4:23: One passenger confirmed dead, 108 injured.
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