BREAKING: Passenger train crashes at Hoboken Station, New Jersey during rush hour

Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 06:45

A train struck a train station in Hoboken, New Jersey, on Thursday morning, with reports of injuries and possible casualties.

The police chief has said there were "mass casualties." The cause of the accident was not immediately clear.

Initial reports indicate that more than 100 people were injured and that one person was killed.

Hoboken is located just four miles outside of New York and is a popular commuter town for workers in Manhattan. The crash occurred during rush hour.

In a statement, NJ Transit said on Twitter, "Rail service is suspended in & out of HOB due to a train accident at Hoboken station" and "NJT bus & private carriers are honoring NJT rail tickets and passes."

The transit later said on Twitter, "All PATH service at Hoboken station is suspended."

SOURCE: http://www.cnbc.com/

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