Amtrak Train Derailment in Philly Kills 5, Injures Dozens
The accident, which took place around 9:30 p.m., has shut down train service in the Northeast region, according to the railroad. The train was identified as Northeast Regional Train 188 and also had five crew members on board.
Authorities confirmed that 49 people, including six in critical condition, were taken to area hospitals.
The cause of the crash, which took place at Frankford Avenue and Wheatsheaf Lane, was not immediately known.
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