No Serious Injuries in DC Metro Car Derailment

Of the 345 passengers, only three sustained minor injuries.


A Red Line DC Metro train derailed earlier today. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured

The first two cars of a Metro Red Line train derailed on Friday at 10:13 a.m. as it was leaving the Farragut North station. Three minor injuries were reported among 345 passengers. The station itself and roads around it were closed for about two hours while emergency workers addressed the accident. The National Transportation Safety Board has announced an investigation.

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