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Hoboken, NJ - PATH Train Crashes Into Platform, Dozens Hurt

Published on: May 8, 2011 09:21 AM
Last updated on: May 8, 2011 10:07 AM
By: VIN News / AP
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Photo by a VIN Reader who is on sceneHoboken, NJ - A PATH train has crashed into a platform at Erie-Lackawanna Park & Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken with at least 30 people with minor injuries, EMS has set up a command post.

It happened around 9 a.m. Sunday morning. Train services in and out of Hoboken has been suspended.

Emergency services said a mass casualty incident has been declared, and a triage center has been set up at the scene.

A spokesman says a train pulling into the Hoboken, N.J., station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries.

Spokesman John Kelly with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the crash happened around 9 a.m. Sunday. He says all the injuries were minor.

The crash is under investigation.

Hoboken is a suburb of New York City.

Emergency personnel gather near the entrance to the PATH station in Hoboken, Sunday, May 8, 2011. A spokesman says a train pulling into the station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Emergency personnel gather near the entrance to the PATH station in Hoboken, Sunday, May 8, 2011. A spokesman says a train pulling into the station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Emergency personnel gather near the entrance to the PATH station in Hoboken, Sunday, May 8, 2011. A spokesman says a train pulling into the Hoboken, N.J., station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

An unidentified man, who was injured during a PATH train crash at the Hoboken Terminal, is seen on a stretcher as medical officials prepared to take him to the hospital, Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Hoboken, N.J. A spokesman says a train pulling into the station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)



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 May 08, 2011 at 09:38 AM heisaneis Says:

UC Hatzolah is there with a bus

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 May 08, 2011 at 10:02 AM Shmoger Says:

Reply to #1  
heisaneis Says:

UC Hatzolah is there with a bus

what does UC stand for??

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 May 08, 2011 at 10:09 AM abe Says:

Any indication of terrorist act?

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 May 08, 2011 at 10:19 AM reb yona Says:

This is exactly what was said to be discovered on the computers taken from OBL,s house. We were told that Al Quida would derai trains on the tenth aniversery, but I guess, onve the news was out they went ahead and just did it.
Just my speculation

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 May 08, 2011 at 10:47 AM Dov77 Says:

Reply to #2  
Shmoger Says:

what does UC stand for??

Union City

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 May 08, 2011 at 10:53 AM Mark Levin Says:

Reply to #2  
Shmoger Says:

what does UC stand for??

Union City.

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 May 08, 2011 at 10:56 AM Mark Levin Says:

Looks like he just didn't stop & he hit the end of the line - literally.

Anyone from NJ who uses Hoboken Station should probably seek alternate routes on Monday including NJT transfering at Secaucus for a train to NY Penn Station.

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 May 08, 2011 at 11:18 AM G-Bro Says:

free the bochrim from Japan....don't you see how this is connected? There are trains near the prison in Japan. This is Middah Kinneged Middah

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 May 08, 2011 at 01:32 PM Anonymous Says:

Reply to #8  
G-Bro Says:

free the bochrim from Japan....don't you see how this is connected? There are trains near the prison in Japan. This is Middah Kinneged Middah

you are obviously a very bad person why in the world do you have to spew you are venom. If you don't support helping the bochurim at least keep your horriblethoughts to yourself

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