train crash in hoboken

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:

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 there are multiple people hurt.

NJ Transit Train Crash

NJ Transit Train Crash

We will update as we learn more.