Breaking News!!: Brooklyn, NY: A Long Island Railroad train derails at Atlantic Terminal.

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Breaking News!!: Brooklyn, NY: A Long Island Railroad train derails at Atlantic Terminal.

A Long Island Railroad (L.I.R.R.) train has derailed at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York at around 8:30am ET on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017.

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** Pictures from the New York Fire Department: **

According to the New York Fire Department, 103 people have non life-threatening injuries in the Long Island Railroad (L.I.R.R.) derailment at Atlantic Terminal.

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** Picture from Aaron D. Neufeld and NBC affiliate WNBC Channel 4: **

 

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** Picture from Steven Zundell and NBC affiliate WNBC Channel 4: **

Fire Department Officials are saying the Long Island Railroad (L.I.R.R.) train plowed into the terminal and tipped slightly at an angle at Track 6 at Atlantic Terminal.

** Video from NBC affiliate WNBC Channel 4: **

The platform also appeared to be smoky as emergency personnel flooded the scene.

** Video from NBC affiliate WNBC Channel 4: **

According to NBC affiliate WNBC Channel 4, passengers described the train pulling into the station, followed by a crash and a loud boom, after which the train’s doors opened.

Several people complained of neck and back injuries.

Some of the people were seen being carried away on stretchers well other people were sitting outside the train holding ice packs to their heads.

The Long Island Railroad (L.I.R.R.) has tweeted only that customers should expect delays in and out of the transit hub “due to an incident” at the terminal.

** More information still coming into ZachNews. **

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