At least three dead after Amtrak train derails on first run on new high-speed line in Washington
At least three people have died after a train derailed off an overpass and crashed onto cars below.
The Amtrak train was making its first run along a faster new route, near Tacoma, Washington, when it derailed and pulled 13 cars off the tracks.
There were 80 passengers and five on-duty crew when the train came off the rails, with more than 70 people taken to hospital including 10 with serious injuries.
Aleksander Kristiansen, 24, an exchange student at the University of Washington was on the train headed to Portland when it derailed.
He said: “I was just coming out of the bathroom when the... read more
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