Train collision near 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby, PA

PUBLISHED Tue, February 21, 2017 - 9:09am EST
Credit: @johnnybistline

Police and other emergency services in Pennsylvania are responding to a train crash outside the 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby, local officials and witnesses say. There are reports of several injuries. (more)

The accident happened at about 8:20 a.m. on Tuesday when two SEPTA trains collided on a small overpass near the 69th Street Terminal, causing several train cars to partially derail. The trains do not appear to have suffered major damage.

The Upper Darby Township Police Department said no one was trapped, but several people have been injured. "At this time we are not getting reports of any life threatening injuries to citizens on the train," the department said.

A total of four people have been treated for injuries, including two with leg injuries and two with head injuries, according to the Upper Darby Township Fire Department. None of the injuries are believed to be serious.

Service in the area is continuing with shuttle buses between 63rd Street and 69th Street Stations. Delays are expected. Portions of Market Street have been closed for EMS personnel. Other streets in the area may also be affected.

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