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US Subway derailment caused by person throwing debris onto track, investigators say

01:00  21 september  2020
01:00  21 september  2020 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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A New York subway derailed during the Sunday morning commute after investigators say a vandal threw debris on the tracks . There were 134 passengers on the train -- no major injuries were reported and the riders were safely evacuated from the train, Feinberg said in a statement.

A subway train in New York City jumped the tracks and derailed after hitting debris that was thrown on the tracks , leaving three people with minor injuries Warren said that officials so far ruled out malfunctioning equipment or crew error. The derailment caused major delays for trains that use the

A New York City subway derailed and saw significant damage Sunday morning after someone allegedly threw debris onto the track, according to investigators and officials.

a group of people holding a sign: Passengers enter a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway on June 29, 2017 in New York City. © Spencer Platt/Getty Images, FILE Passengers enter a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway on June 29, 2017 in New York City.

The northbound "A" train was coming into a stop at the 14th Street station in Manhattan when it struck the debris and its first car scraped four columns, according to New York City Transit Interim President Sarah Feinberg.

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According to reports, an MTA train in New York City was derailed this past Sunday morning after a man was seen throwing chunks of metal on to the train tracks . The train reportedly sideswiped about 10 steel beams in the middle of the track before coming to a halt. The swipe of the train caused massive

Subway train damaged, derailed after man allegedly throws debris onto tracks . Judge Paul Mcdonnell set the bail on Demetrius Harvard, 30, who is accused of tossing metal construction debris onto the tracks at West 14th Street and Eighth Avenue as an uptown A-train pulled into the station

"At this time, the cause of the incident appears to be an act of vandalism," she said in a statement.

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There were 134 passengers on the train -- no major injuries were reported and the riders were safely evacuated from the train, Feinberg said in a statement. Another train that was behind the derailed cab was stuck in a tunnel and crews were able to get the 125 passengers out safely, according to New York City Transit.

"We have 100 feet of the third rail with damage and we have significant damage to the car itself. In some of the photos, the crash actually struck the steel," Frank Jezycki, the head of subways for NYC Transit, told reporters at a news conference.

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Subway Car Derails After Object Is Thrown on Tracks , Police Say . Three people had minor injuries That caused a loss of power to all four tracks , and a northbound A train near 34th Street remained in a tunnel Officials said the debris had caused the first subway car to derail while entering the station.

Arrest made in subway derailment caused by train striking debris on tracks in Manhattan. NEW YORK CITY (WPVI) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly tossing debris onto subway tracks in Police said an investigation revealed Harvard was seen throwing construction debris on the

WABC reported that witnesses saw a homeless man throwing construction debris onto the tracks. The NYPD told ABC News that it was speaking with a person of interest, but as of Sunday afternoon, there were no arrests.

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The derailment ruined subway service for thousands of customers for the rest of the day as the station had to be bypassed. Crews worked around the clock to restore power and service to normal -- Feinberg warned commuters to be ready for inconveniences as the workweek began.

"At this time, it is unclear whether express service will be available for the Monday morning rush," she said in a statement.

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