‘Major derailment’ on Metro-North line in Connecticut injures several


Two train cars on the Metro-North commuter line collided during rush hour on Friday afternoon, injuring somewhere between 20 and 25, police say. Early photos from the scene show the trains standing upright but with some collision damage. Several ambulances were reportedly called to the scene near Fairfield, Conn.

PHOTO: Apparent Metro North train derailment/collision in Connecticut instagram.com/p/Zbgim_nhLp/

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) May 17, 2013

Metro North trains collide in Bridgeport, CT. Passengers say there are injuries, @darrenkramer8 reports twitter.com/DarrenKramer8/…

— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) May 17, 2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Connecticut, injuring several people, authorities said. bit.ly/112rVMz twitter.com/NBCNewYork/sta…

— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) May 17, 2013

BREAKING: Metro North trains collide in Fairfield, Conn.; injuries reported. bit.ly/11L7GKI twitter.com/nycjim/status/…

— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) May 17, 2013

@danlewisnews 2 Metro-North commuter trains collided in Bridgeport twitter.com/RobOliverCT/st…

— Thomas Korocz (@tomkorocz) May 17, 2013

Photo: From inside #MetroNorth train derailment. RT @karenleewfsb from a friend who was on train. #Bridgeport twitter.com/KallMeKG/statu…

— Kevin Michael TV (@KallMeKG) May 17, 2013

Metro-North train derailment–photo from inside a train. RT @anaisamun: I can confirm:nytimes.com/2013/05/18/nyr… twitter.com/anaisamun/stat…

— Tyler Jankoski (@TylerJankoski) May 17, 2013


At least 67 people were reportedly injured in the collision.

Twitchy will update this post as details emerge.

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