Dead and 114 wounded at a train station New Jersey
A passenger train on Thursday derailed on arrival at the station of Hoboken in the U.s. state of New Jersey. In addition, 114 people injured and one person died.
That confirms governor of New Jersey Chris Christie. In the train were about 250 people. Among the wounded are also some serious injuries. The accident happened during the morning rush hour.
The governor assumes that is not intentional in the game, but says that more needs to be examined.
The wounded to several hospitals. In the Jersey City Medical Hospital are about fifty people brought in, of which three seriously injured, reports CNN.
In the Hoboken University Medical Center are 22 people arrived. None of these patients is in danger. Also the driver was taken to a hospital, but has since fired back.
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The train has a lot of damage caused to the station. A part of the roof collapsed after part of the train by the impact, on the platform of the headend lap. The front car hit a wall and drove to the station.
It is not yet clear what the cause of the accident, but several passengers report that the train, upon arrival at the station little sail lower and doorschoot. Also, Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York confirms in a press conference that the train is no momentum seemed to slow down.
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At the station next to ambulance staff and firefighters also rescue workers to search for victims who might be under the rubble.
The trains to and from Hoboken has been shut down.
Hoboken is a city where many people live who are travelling to New York for their work. The city faces New York. About 50,000 people per day use the station in Hoboken.
Train station, Hoboken
A passenger train on Thursday derailed at the station of Hoboken.
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The photos show a big mess.
Bystanders take photographs of the damage.
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Emergency services are provided at the station.
The damage to the train station of New Jersey.
There is help provided on the site of the accident.
Photos show that a part of the roof of the station collapsed.
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The station is cordoned off by emergency services.
The fire is outside the train station in New Jersey.
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Hoboken is a city where many people live who are travelling to New York for their work.
The train traffic from and to the station is shut down.
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