Witnesses Describe Moment of Impact When Amtrak Train Crashed Near Philadelphia

There were 238 passengers on Amtrak train headed from Washington D.C to New York.
0:58 | 05/13/15

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I'm desperate search in the dark a scene of twisted metal and shattered glass emergency crews armed with flashlights fire like a big. It was a big bag never seen anything like this never and Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia late Tuesday night. Screen 188 was headed from Washington DC to New York. Basically the trains. Tilted over and rolls. Was there any warning it'll be how this happened now it happened in seconds a lot of people out of passengers coming out really Bailey heard. The view from the air reveals the scope of the disaster. Multiple passenger cars jumped the tracks films so damage they are nothing more than pieces of mangled. Metal. God I just said I just hope everyone is okay it is. I just hope everyone is okay police fire and medical crews are now when a race against time to trying get the injured out of the bracket. Lana Zack ABC news Washington.

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