Train crashes through New Jersey’s Hoboken station: reports

A Twitter photo of the crash.

By Reuters/Evelyne Wareh

A train crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday and there were reports of injuries, multiple U.S. media reports said.

Officials from the local police, fire department and New Jersey Transit could not immediately be reached for comment.

Many commuters posted pictures on social media that appeared to show the station with part of its roof collapsed. Some photos showed a train carriage that appeared to have run right through the station concourse, causing devastation.

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There was no immediate word from officials on injuries.

NJ Transit said in a post on Twitter that rail service in and out of Hoboken station was suspended due to a train accident.

Hoboken lies on the west bank of the Hudson River across from New York City. Its station is used by many commuters traveling into Manhattan from New Jersey and further afield.



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