Transcript for Train Derails in Brooklyn Causing Injuries, Delays
tonight and the commuter train crash here in New York City. An arriving train did not stop, crashing into the wall. More than 100 people were hurt, and many of them thrown inside the train. ABC's Eva pilgrim is on the scene tonight in Brooklyn. Reporter: Tonight, chaos for commuters after this train crashed into the New York City station. Emergency responders navigating dazed passengers and broken glass to get to the injured inside. The Long Island commuter train was carrying 430 people when it smashed into a bumper block, causing the front car of the train to derail. It was going faster than Normal. Reporter: The impact throwing passengers to the ground. Thankfully, I was still seated and bags went flying. Reporter: Leaving more than 100 people hurt. You can see the road here shut down. Emergency responders using this area as a triage to treat those injured before taking them to the hospital. Some of the wounded carried away on gurneys into dozens of waiting ambulances. Fortunately, the injuries were minor, but it was a close call. This comes not long after hoboken, nrew Jersey, and one woman died. This is minor compared to hoboken. But why did the operator not stop the train before it hit the block? The governor talking about the operator there. Eva joining us live from the scene, and they are going to turn to the eng meineer tonight? Reporter: That's correct. And federal investigators are on the scene, and they will interview the engineer and look at track condition, and whether a medical condition or fatigue could have played a role in this crash, David.
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