On Sunday afternoon, an Amtrak train running from Boston to Albany derailed in the town of Russell, Massachusetts. Police say the train accident occurred around 3pm.
The train was carrying 109 passengers and five crew members, but fortunately no one was injured. The train’s crew kept the train upright and brought it to a complete stop. According to several passengers, crews said the freezing and un-freezing ice on the track may have caused the train to derail.
Buses arrived to transport the passengers to Albany. Police are investigating the train accident along with Amtrak.
Amtrak train derailed in Western Mass., MSNBC, March 9, 2009
If you have been injured in a train, bus, truck, or other vehicle, contact a Massachusetts motor vehicle accident lawyer to discuss your legal options.