Waterfall survivors tell of train speeding before collapse of bridge, killing more than 25

Waterfall survivors tell of train speeding before collapse of bridge, killing more than 25

(AP)

SAN FRANCISCO — Two people, including one with mental illness, were killed and more than 25 others were wounded Saturday when a California steel-rail bridge collapsed during heavy train traffic.

The deadly incident, at the lower level of the Golden Gate Bridge, happened when a two-track bridge collapsed when the train was heading north on the San Francisco Bay Bridge, killing both bridge and about 15 people on the bridge. Police said 25 others were trapped in the roadway below, and rescuers were working Saturday to lift a body out of the crash site.

The train was headed from San Jose더킹카지노 to Alameda when the bridge snapped in two and two-tire cars came crashing down on the tracks, creating a fireball that hit passengers on the upper deck.

The California Highway Patrol initially reported that more than 100 people had been injured, some in life-threatening conditions, others in stable condition. In addition to the fatalities, 22 other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The bridge is the second high-profile example of high-speed rail collisions in California this year.

On Jan. 12, a railroad train ram우리카지노med into a crowd of people, killing 19 people.

A we바카라사이트ek earlier, a train was hit by a car while moving westbound on I-80. One person died in that wreck.

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