UPDATE: 12:45 pm: One person has been confirmed dead, two are in grave condition and 11 have serious injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening, authorities said.
UPDATE 10:39 am: NJ Transit just sent the following statement:
At approximately 8:45 a.m. train #1614, a Pascack Valley line departure from Spring Valley operating to Hoboken, struck the Hoboken Terminal building on track 5. Initial reports indicate multiple critical injuries. Rail service in/out of Hoboken is suspended due to the incident. HBLR and PATH are also suspended into and out of Hoboken Terminal. NJ TRANSIT bus, private carriers and ferry services are cross-honoring NJT rail tickets and passes.
UPDATE: 10:08 am:
At least 1 death confirmed in NJ train crash, medical examiner says; estimated as many as 100 injured – WNBC https://t.co/Dc8EyfFjse
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A NJ Transit train #1614 has crashed into a platform in Hoboken during today’s rush-hour commute. Montclair resident, Joe Kavesh, was at the terminal and sent these photos, which were taken around 8:45 a.m.
There are reports of heavy damage inside the terminal and Hoboken police chief Kenneth Ferrante told NBCNewYork.com there are multiple people hurt.
Initial reports indicate more than 100 people injured in NJ train crash, emergency responder tells CNN. https://t.co/JqZP4WjR7l
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We will update as we learn more.
UPDATE: NY Waterway ferry is accepting rail tickets and passes as a result of a train accident at Hoboken station.
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