Transcript for Commuter Train Derails, Hits Platform at Chicago Airport
We want to get to the breaking news in Chicago. A commuter train derailed at the airport. Alex Perez is there in Chicago. Alex? Well, good morning, josh. Still a lot of unanswered questions here. This was an eight-car train. Tim pact so severe two of the cars ended up off the tracks and on the platform. Just before 3:00 A.M. Local time, the blue line commuter train was pulling in on a routine run. Only this time, the train didn't stop. Jumping a bumper post designed to prevent such accidents, crashes over the side and up the stairs. The operator of the train was walking and talking as we investigated. The individual was answering questions. Reporter: So far, 32 injuries reported. All nonlife threatening. The train appeared to be going at rate of speed higher than Normal. This train did not stop, obviously. Speed could be a factor here. Reporter: Officials say it will take several hours to clean up debris. The ntsb has been notified and will be a part of the investigation. Parts of the blue line were undergoing reconstruction. It's not supposed to have caused the crash. None of the injuries were life-threatening. There were about 50 people on board. Authorities say they're lucky this happened at the time that I had did. Just a few hour later, hundreds of people could have been on board that train. Josh, robin? We'll have updates. Now to the breaking news in the search for missing flight 370. A boat racing to the site where a Chinese plane spotted
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