Multiple Injuries Reported in Upper Darby Train Crash
Delaware County, Pennsylvania (August 22, 2017) – Thirty-three people were injured in high-speed train crash in Upper Darby on Tuesday morning.
The tragic Upper Darby Train crash happened at about 12:10 a.m. August 22, at the 69th Street Terminal.
According to Upper Darby Mayor, Thomas Micozzie, the train crashed into another stationary unoccupied train on its track injuring 33 people onboard the train.
Mayor Micozzie: “An inbound Norristown high-speed train came into the terminal and hit a stationed train.”
The train conductor was also injured in the crash.
At least four of the victims are in critical condition.
The Norristown High-Speed Line runs between the 69th Street Terminal and Norristown.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) spokeswoman Heather Redfern says an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the crash.
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