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Injuries reported as Conn. commuter trains collide

3 years 4 months 1 week ago May 17, 2013 May 17, 2013 Friday, May 17 2013 May 17, 2013 5:17 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - A New York-area commuter railroad says two trains have collided in Connecticut, and there are preliminary reports of injuries.

The Metro-North Railroad says emergency workers are arriving at the scene of Friday's accident. The rail line referred to it in a news release as a "major derailment."

The railroad says the accident involved a New York-bound train leaving New Haven. It derailed and hit a westbound train near Fairfield, Conn. Some cars on the second train also derailed.

IMAGE: Twitter / @RobOliverCT

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