During the morning rush hour, a NJ Transit train struck a wall in the Hoboken Terminal. The Hoboken police chief told NBC New York there were “mass casualties.”
New Jersey emergency’s management system has stated that more than 100 people were injured in the crash and many of them are in critical condition. NJ Transit is reporting multiple passengers are trapped. A medical examiner has confirmed three casualties so far.
The crash happened around 8:30 a.m., and involved Train 1614 Secaucus to Hoboken.
There was major structural damage to the station.
The roof collapsed.
The train apparently jumped the track.
Witnesses said the train never slowed down, crashing through barriers into the terminal’s reception area.
The cause of the accident is not known.
First responders are on the scene administering help to the injured.
PATH Train service has been suspended.
More details as they become available.