Dozens injured in a train accident in Philadelphia


At least four of them suffered serious injuries. The conductor was sent too at hospital. “There was blood everywhere,” a passenger related. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said the crash happened around 12:15 a.m. “I was waiting at Gulph Mills, the train came by and blew past us about two or three train lengths– stopped, backed up and picked us up,” a man said.


Outside the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby

The cause of the accident remained under investigation. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) says all the injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. Another accident was earlier this year four people were injured when multiple SEPTA cars collided at the 69th Street Terminal. SEPTA operates various forms of public transit services – bus,  subway and elevated rail, commuter rail, light rail and electric trolleybus – that serve 3.9 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and others United States. SEPTA has the 6th-largest U.S. rapid transit system by ridership  and the 5th largest overall transit system. It controls 290 active stations, over 450 miles (720 km) of track, 2,295 revenue vehicles and 196 routes.


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