Upper Darby Commuter Train Crash Injures Dozens in Delaware County
Delaware County, Pennsylvania (August 23, 2017) – 42 people and the train’s operator were injured in a commuter train that crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal on Tuesday morning in Upper Darby, according to a transit spokeswoman.
The train accident took place at about 12:15 a.m. August 22, at the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby, Delaware County.
An inbound Norristown High-Speed train crashed into an unoccupied train at the terminal. The train operator was treated at a hospital and released.
A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority spokeswoman mentioned that the 42 people victims of the incident suffered injuries described as non-life threatening.
Norristown trains resumed to normal operation, but the express trains were not running.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officials are still investigating the accident to determine its cause and liability.
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