Victims of railway accidents in Washington state resulted in six people, about 80 were injured


Жертвами железнодорожной аварии в штате Вашингтон стали шесть человек, около 80 пострадали The victims of a train accident in Washington state, according to local authorities, there have been at least six people, about 80 people were injured.

The victims were hospitalized. Four of them are in critical condition.

As previously reported, on Monday, December 18, at about 07:40 Pacific time, a passenger train Amtrak route from Seattle to Portland, fell off a bridge on a Federal highway, Interstate 5 in the vicinity of the DuPont.

According to the company, at the time of the accident in the structure were 77 passengers and seven crew members.

Among the victims are people who were moving on highway vehicles, the newspaper notes.

The causes and circumstances of accident are investigated.

Trains Amtrak Cascades make the connection between 18 cities including Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, located in the canadian province of British Columbia, and Eugene, Oregon.


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