More than 100 injured in LIRR derailment

A low-speed collision with the bumping block at Long Island Rail Road’s Atlantic Avenue Terminal in Brooklyn, N.Y., injured more than 100 riders during this morning’s rush hour. According to several media reports, emergency responders were summoned a little after 8:00 a.m. There were no fatal injuries, as the remaining 600 passengers were able to walk away from the scene without incident. The cause of the collision and derailment remain under investigation.

—Passenger Train Journal

This article was posted on: January 4, 2017