BREAKING: A Metro-North passenger train has derailed in New York City – At Least 4 Dead

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At least four people have been killed and dozens injured as a passenger train crashed in the Bronx area of New York City.

Several of the Metro-North train’s carriages derailed as the train went into a bend in the railway line.

More than 100 firefighters are at the scene, and reports tell of bloodied passengers being helped from the carriages.

The train was the 05:54 from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Station.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said none of the carriages had gone into the adjacent Hudson or Harlem rivers – although pictures from the scene suggest this nearly happened.

Shot of derailed Metro North train. Reporter says 1 car near, but not in the river

Passenger train derails in New York City, some cars in water: police. Numerous emergency vehicles have responded.


URGENT: Metro-North passenger train derailed in New York, some cars in water; details to follow

A Metro-North train derailed in The Bronx just north of Manhattan, spilling cars into the river on Sunday morning, authorities said.

The tracks involved serves Metro-North’s Hudson line, with stops in bedroom communities like Poughkeepsie, Peekskill, Croton-Harmon, Ossining, Dobbs Ferry and Yonkers.

Metro-North tweeted: “Hudson Line Srvc is currently suspnded south of Crotonharmon due to train incident at Spuyten Duyvil.”

A woman at the scene says numerous emergency vehicles have responded.

Rebecca Schwartz says some of the trains are submerged in water.



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