Amtrak Train Derails Near Seattle Onto Highway on First Day of New Route
First responders treating it as mass casualty.
Amtrak Train 501 derailed in Seattle onto the I-5 Freeway this morning on the first day of the new route. First responders have announced they are treating the accident as a mass casualty.
Authorities have announced “
BREAKING: "Multiple injuries and fatalities" reported after "massive" Amtrak derailment near Tacoma, Washington – officials https://t.co/lwt8DMCRtP — CNBC (@CNBC) December 18, 2017 “>multiple injuries and casualties
BREAKING: "Multiple injuries and fatalities" reported after "massive" Amtrak derailment near Tacoma, Washington – officials https://t.co/lwt8DMCRtP
— CNBC (@CNBC) December 18, 2017
“>multiple injuries and casualties” from the accident.
Not much information is available right now, but people have posted videos and images on Twitter.
DEVELOPING: Amtrak train derails onto Interstate 5 in Washington state https://t.co/dZOridEMVO pic.twitter.com/TNddjFW2oN
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 18, 2017
#BreakingNews high speed @Amtrak train hanging over I-5 at Mounts road. First responders treating this as a mass casualty incident. No official word on injuries yet. @KIRO7Seattle pic.twitter.com/bSXstBQNdJ
— Terry Griffin (@TerryKIRO7) December 18, 2017
#BREAKING: New photos show @Amtrak derailment near Lacey. [Photos: Maria Fullenwider-Hetland]
Real-time updates: https://t.co/V1JMGude8h pic.twitter.com/LAe3i2C62c
— KIRO 7 (@KIRO7Seattle) December 18, 2017
DEVELOPING: Amtrak train derails in Washington St. – said to be 'mass casualty incident' https://t.co/cd1o0cf8uD pic.twitter.com/L9ZJWnycf2
— WWL-TV (@WWLTV) December 18, 2017
Donations tax deductible
to the full extent allowed by law.
How many Amtrak accidents is this now? I feel like there is a derailment at least once a year. Perhaps the federal government should get out of the rail transportation business.
80 mph is a 30 mph zone…
what could go wrong?