Over 100 Commuters Injured Following NJ Transit Train Crash At Hoboken Terminal
During the peak of rush hour, a New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal station a little bit before 9 a.m. Thursday morning (Sept. 29), ABC News reports.
According to commuters aboard the train, the Pasack Valley Line train was reportedly running late, and was originally set to arrive at Hoboken at 8:38 a.m. Reports reveal that more than 100 passengers were injured, mainly those located in the first train car, and one person has died, NBC reports.
New Jersey Transit officials also state that several commuters are still trapped within the collision while those in the station at the time endured injuries from debris.
NJ Transit crash at Hoboken. @NancySolomon2 spoke to a passenger who says train seemed to be going too fast as it approached terminal.
— WNYC (@WNYC) September 29, 2016
— Mic (@mic) September 29, 2016
— Hidden Hoboken (@HiddenHoboken) September 29, 2016
We’re refunding rides from the #Hoboken train station for the next 2 hours. Please stay safe.
— Uber New Jersey (@Uber_NJ) September 29, 2016
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 29, 2016
Service in and out of Hoboken has been suspended.
Updates are still forthcoming.