In the midst of the morning rush hour, the commuter train to new Jersey full of passengers crashed into the terminal, killing the woman who stood on the platform and injuring more than 100 people.
According to eyewitnesses, the train missed my stop, crashed into a bumper block, went on the air and raced through passengers around 8:45 a.m., in one of the busiest transit nodes in the area of new York. 114 people were injured. One eyewitness, who was driving the car to work said the train was not going to stop approaching the station. Image posted on social media showed serious structural damage to the station, where part of the roof seemed to have collapsed.
Disaster came after 5 years after more than 30 people were injured when a train failed to stop at the same station. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the accident.
"I was sitting, but I couldn't see the window. I didn't notice that the train was going at an accelerated pace. It just happened," said one of the passengers. He said he got off the train and "saw a man in the blood that simply ran down his arm. He was dressed in a suit and blood gushing." He kept going and going".
Transit in new Jersey is "the third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit in the country." About 15100 people pass through the station
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