Nine Hospitalized when Subway Car Derails in Boston

Boston, A subway car has derailed in Boston,

sending nine people to the hospital.

Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-

threatening.

Officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

said the accident occurred when a Green Line subway car derailed

inside a tunnel near Kenmore Square.

A 10th individual was reported injured but declined treatment.

Among the injured was the train’s operator. About 50 firefighters

responded to the scene.

Emergency workers said they were told by witnesses that

everything went dark and they were thrown around the car.

The cause is under investigation.

The derailment caused major delays on the public transit system.

The accident came as Boston was gearing up for its annual Pride

Parade and a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, the Associated Press

(AP) news reported.

Source: Oman News Agency