USA commuter train derails, 10 injured


Altamont Corridor Express says all train service on the line will be canceled on Tuesday.

The train derailed because a tree had fallen on the tracks, KTVU News reported and said that at least 200 people were on board.
The Alameda County Fire Department said that 10 of the victims suffered minor injuries, while the other four had serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
A commuter train derailed in a remote area of Northern California late Monday, sending one of the cars tumbling into a creek and injuring 14 people.
The Alameda County Fire Department tweeted all the passengers were taken off the derailed train and are being assessed.
Bay Area reports the Altamont Corridor Express commuter train had 214 people aboard when it crashed at 5500 Niles Canyon Road, and nine people were in the train auto the went into the creek.
The train was heading from San Jose to Stockton.
Images posted on Twitter by Alameda County Fire showed one auto on its side about half-submerged in the creek water.
The Fremont Police Department said Niles Canyon was closed as “several agencies investigate a collision involving a commuter train in the canyon”.