BREAKING NEWS: Derailment at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal leaves at least 18 injured

At least 18 people have been injured after a train derailed in New York, according to the city’s fire department.

ABC reports that a Long Island Railroad commuter train came off the tracks at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn.

Reuters reports that it happened during the morning rush hour at 8:30am local time.

NBC New York said passengers described a loud boom at the scene of the crash, before the train doors opened.

Injuries sustained by passengers are also said to be minor, however some news outlets have reported higher numbers of injuries.

Images and footage of the incident have been posted online.

 

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