Hoboken, NJ – PATH Train Crashes Into Platform, Dozens Hurt

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    Photo by a VIN Reader who is on sceneHoboken, NJ – A PATH train has crashed into a platform at Erie-Lackawanna Park & Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken with at least 30 people with minor injuries, EMS has set up a command post.

    It happened around 9 a.m. Sunday morning. Train services in and out of Hoboken has been suspended.

    Emergency services said a mass casualty incident has been declared, and a triage center has been set up at the scene.

    A spokesman says a train pulling into the Hoboken, N.J., station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries.

    Spokesman John Kelly with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the crash happened around 9 a.m. Sunday. He says all the injuries were minor.

    The crash is under investigation.

    Hoboken is a suburb of New York City.

    Emergency personnel gather near the entrance to the PATH station in Hoboken, Sunday, May 8, 2011. A spokesman says a train pulling into the station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Emergency personnel gather near the entrance to the PATH station in Hoboken, Sunday, May 8, 2011. A spokesman says a train pulling into the station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Emergency personnel gather near the entrance to the PATH station in Hoboken, Sunday, May 8, 2011. A spokesman says a train pulling into the Hoboken, N.J., station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    An unidentified man, who was injured during a PATH train crash at the Hoboken Terminal, is seen on a stretcher as medical officials prepared to take him to the hospital, Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Hoboken, N.J. A spokesman says a train pulling into the station struck an abutment, causing minor injuries. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)


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