Update: Deadly train crash in NJ, 100 injured

NJ Transit train crashes into Hoboken station (Photo Source: Twitter/ @big_Poppa_Chop
NJ Transit train crashes into Hoboken station (Photo source: Twitter/ @big_Poppa_Chop

The Thursday morning rush hour turned tragic for commuters in New Jersey. It has been confirmed that a New Jersey Transit train has crashed full force into the Hoboken station. Details are scarce but dozens are reported injured. New Jersey Transit officials have announced that service has been suspended in and out of the station. No further details have been released by authorities regarding the number of people injured. The crash occurred at approximately 8:45 a.m. as commuters were lined up along the platform. The Hoboken, New Jersey, station serves an estimated 50,000 commuters each day.

Update: Authorities are still on the scene of an early morning New Jersey Transit train crash at the Hoboken station. It is being reported that at least one person is confirmed dead and more than 100 people have been injured. Rescue workers are still trying to free victims from the train and surrounding rubble and the number of dead and injured is expected to rise. Pictures and video from the scene show that the train struck with such force it jumped from the tracks and struck a wall causing the roof to partially collapse on commuters. Victims were seen exiting the station bloodied and injured with some collapsing on the street. First responders have set up a triage area in the station’s parking lot to treat the walking injured. The station was built in 1907 and has been heavily modified over the past 100 years. There are concerns about the structural integrity of the station as rescue operations continue. NJ Transit officials have set up an emergency number for those seeking information about family or friends who may have been


The station was built in 1907 and has been heavily modified over the past 100 years. There are concerns about the structural integrity of the station as rescue operations continue. NJ Transit officials have set up an emergency number for those seeking information about family or friends who may have been traveling at the time of the crash (201) 915-2691. The public is being asked to not flood the number with calls and to be patient as more information is released on victims.

This is a developing story and will be updated.


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