Up to 100 humour non-life-threatening injuries after Long Island commuter sight derails

lirr derailed
sight sits derailed nearby a village of New Hyde Park on Long
Island in New York, U.S., Oct 8, 2016.


NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Long Island Rail Road newcomer train
derailed on Saturday nearby a village of New Hyde Park, New
York, injuring dozens of people and forcing cessation of service
on a pivotal movement line in both directions, tyrannise and police
officials said.

Official sum were not immediately accessible on a precise
resources and astringency of a incident, that occurred at
about 9 p.m. internal time, when a newcomer sight struck a work
sight about 20 miles (32 km) easterly of Manhattan, according to

It was not immediately transparent if a work sight was still at
a time.

An estimated 50 to 100 people were harm in a accident, though
nothing of a injuries was believed to be life-threatening, Nassau
County Police mouthpiece Mary Verna told Reuters by telephone.

The Long Island Rail Road’s New Hyde Park hire is only easterly of
a limit with a New York City precinct of Queens. The rail
line is one of a busiest commuter routes into America’s largest

Saturday’s collision on Long Island comes 9 days after a
newcomer sight crashed into a depot in Hoboken, New Jersey, a
vital commuter track from New York City’s western suburbs. That
pile-up killed one chairman and harmed some-more than 100. 

(Reporting by Bill Rigby in New York; Additional stating by
Lisa Richwine in Los Angeles; Writing by Steve Gorman)

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