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Speed eyed in Metro-North train crash

Posted By rob On December 2, 2013 @ 9:15 am In Amtrak/Commuter News,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

Investigators are looking at speed as a contributing factor to what may have caused a Grand Central-bound Metro-North train to derail while rounding a curve in the Bronx on Sunday, Dec. 1, sending train cars down a slope toward the Harlem River and throwing passengers out windows.

Four people were killed and dozens more were injured when the first four cars of the seven-car train broke away as the train was about 100 yards north of the Spuyten Duyvil station.

Read the complete story at NBC Connecticut.


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