Fire, multiple injuries reported after NY train collides with cars

Numerous injuries have been reported after a Metro-North train crashed into two cars in Valhalla, New York, and caught fire on Tuesday.

At least 12 people have been injured in the accident so far, according to The Journal News. There have been no reports of fatalities, but authorities said they are responding to a “mass casualty” situation. Between 750 – 800 people were on the train at the time of the crash, WABC reported, and NBC News stated that it was “packed with commuters.”

The crash occured around 6:30 pm Tuesday evening, when it hit a vehicle at the Commerce Street crossing and dragged the car for about 150 yards. The Journal News stated that the train struck two cars, both of which caught on fire. The train itself also caught on fire.

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