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42 injured in US train crash

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New York, Aug 22: At least 42 persons were injured on Tuesday when a high-speed train crashed into a statiory unoccupied train at a station near the US city of Philadelphia, officials said. Heather Redfern, a spokeswoman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), said the accident took place at the 69th Street Termil in the city’s Upper Darby suburb, Xinhua reported. Upper Darby Mayor Nicholas Micozzie said the victims were taken to different hospitals and four of them suffered serious injuries. SEPTA said there may be train service disruptions during the day. The cause of the crash is being investigated. (IANS)

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