us-news

US: Two trains collide; 60 injured

New York, May 18 : Two Metro-North passenger trains, which were moving in opposite directions, collided in southwestern Connecticut on Friday that left 60 people injured, officials said on Saturday.


The mishap occurred shortly after 6 p.m. near the Fairfield-Bridgeport line.

The injured were taken to Bridgeport Hospital and St. Vincent's Medical Center.

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy tweeted: "60 people have been taken to the hospital. There are five people in critical condition, one in very critical condition."

Crews from Metro North will start repairing the track on Saturday.

"On Saturday, investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board will start working to piece together how the crash occurred while crews from Metro North start to repair the tracks," Connecticut Post reported.

--IBNS (Posted on 18-05-2013)

us-news headlines

America's first feline coffee shop opening up in NYC

Obamas' dogs steal the show at White House Easter Egg Roll

First US testing site for commercial drones now functional

Indian-American doctor indicted for causing death of two patients

India-born technocrat joins battle with top US broadcasters

US, China must strengthen trust to tackle problems

100 Punjabi youths still detained in US for illegal entry

US: Hard money lender pleads guilty in mortgage fraud

Miss America to defence of teen who asked her for a dance

Science, tech studies priority for India, US: Nancy Powell

Indian detainees in US end hunger strike

Boy flies 3,700 km hidden in jet's landing gear

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top