Tags: dead | injured | nj | train | accident | body | parts

1 Dead, 3 Injured in NJ Train Accident by Flying Body Parts

Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 09:04 AM

By Alexandra Ward

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Three bystanders were injured by the flying body parts of a man who was killed after he leaned into an oncoming New Jersey Transit train approaching the New Brunswick station on Tuesday. A fourth splattered person refused medical treatment.

It's not clear whether the man intended to be hit, but witnesses told NJ.com that he was leaning off the platform as the New York-bound train was pulling into the station around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

The force of the accident sent body parts flying and four bystanders were injured, according to CBS New York.

"When I got to the platform and looked down, I could see the trail marks; blood, as if somebody was dragged," Jill Tice, who arrived on the platform moments after the accident, told CBS New York. "And then I saw the cell phone, his hat, his gloves."

Three people were transported to the nearby Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and treated for minor injuries. The fourth injured person reportedly refused treatment.

NJ.com reported that there were about 300 passengers aboard the train, but none of them were injured.

"They didn’t tell us what happened," passenger Lola Leo told CBS. "They just said an Amtrak train got delayed and stopped, and we would have to wait and we would have to wait a few more minutes. But it was pretty slow."

Train service on NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor line was temporarily suspended and resumed around 6:15 p.m. with residual delays.

Editor's Note: ObamaCare Is Here. Are You Prepared?

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

FedEx Truck Accident Spills Likely Christmas Packages Along Interstate

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 19:21 PM

A FedEx truck crashed in Georgia on Tuesday, spilling boxes, Netflix videos, and probably Christmas gifts along the high . . .

Teresa Giudice Home Raided, Even Christmas Presents Taken: Report

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 18:56 PM

A law enforcement team reportedly entered the mansion of Teresa and Joe Giudice, formerly featured on “Real Housewives o . . .

Paw Prosthetics Give Dog With Deformed Legs a Chance to Run (Video)

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 18:22 PM

Rescue dog Derby has new front paws after 3D Systems designed specially curved prosthetics to help treat deformations in . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved