Vermont-to-DC Amtrak train derails; no critical injuries

UPDATE:

ROXBURY, Vt. (AP) – Authorities say an Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., has derailed in central Vermont. Amtrak says there doesn’t appear to be any life-threatening injuries.

Amtrak says the Vermonter train derailed Monday morning near Roxbury, about 20 miles southwest of Montpelier. It says the train reportedly struck a rock slide on the tracks.

The 13-hour, 45-minute daily trip begins in St. Albans in northern Vermont. The route passes through cities including Burlington, Vermont, Springfield, Massachusetts, and New York, with D.C. as the final destination.

Vermont State Police and local fire and rescue agencies are responding. Numerous emergency vehicles are at the scene.

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NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) – An Amtrak train has derailed in central Vermont. It isn’t immediately clear whether there are any injuries.

Amtrak confirmed in a Twitter post Monday that the Vermonter train from St. Albans to Washington, D.C., had derailed.

Vermont State Police and local fire and rescue agencies are responding to the scene in Northfield, about 10 miles southwest of Montpelier. Numerous emergency vehicles are at the scene.

Further information was not immediately available.

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