A Long Island Rail Road passenger train crashed on Saturday close to the community of New Hyde Park, New York, injuring dozens of people and forcing suspension of service on the key transit line in both directions, railroad and police officials said.
Official details were not promptly accessible on the exact conditions and seriousness of the episode, which happened at around 9 p.m. nearby time, when a traveler prepare struck a work prepare around 20 miles (32 km) east of Manhattan, as per police.
It was not instantly clear if the work prepare was stationary at the time.
An expected 50 to 100 individuals were harmed in the mishap, however none of the wounds was accepted to be life-undermining, Nassau County Police representative Mary Verna told Reuters by phone.
The Long Island Rail Road's New Hyde Park station is only east of the outskirt with the New York City precinct of Queens. The rail line is one of the busiest worker courses into America's biggest city.
Saturday's mischance on Long Island comes nine days after a traveler prepare collided with a terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey, a noteworthy suburbanite course from New York City's western rural areas. That crash slaughtered one individual and harmed more than 100.