At least two dead and 116 injured after Amtrak train smashes into freight carriages in South Carolina

Posted by The King Slayer 12 months ago in Accidents
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At least two people were killed and 116 are injured after a horror train crash just outside Columbia, South Carolina.

The crash happened at 2.35am when the Amtrak train, travelling between New York and Miami, collided with a Freight train.

Some 5,000 gallons of fuel was spilt during the smash and clean up crews are helping emergency services.

There were 147 people on board and everyone those who were not injured have been taken to a shelter at the nearby Pine Ridge Middle School.

A spokesman for Lexington County emergency responders said all passengers were accounted for and off the train.

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