Woman dies in Washington DC metro smoke incident


A girl has died and two others stay in crucial situation after an incident at L’Enfant Plaza metro station in Washington, DC. The station was evacuated and closed for commuters after smoke crammed a subway automobile.

“We don’t know yet the cause of the heavy smoke,” the overall supervisor of DC’s metro system, Richard Sarles, advised a neighborhood NBC affiliate as he introduced that one lady had died because of the incident.

In addition, Sarles mentioned that two individuals are in crucial situation at George Washington Hospital. Another 40 are being handled at Howard University Hospital, whereas 20-25 individuals have been taken to Washington Hospital Center, the Washington Post reported.

The Metropolitan Police Department are launching an investigation.

The station was evacuated shortly earlier than 3:30 p.m. as smoke crammed the automobile. Service was suspended close to L’Enfant on the Yellow and Green traces. Orange, Blue and Silver line trains have been bypassing L’Enfant.