UPDATE: Amtrak Train Was Going 100mph When it Crashed and Killed 7 People and Injured over 200.
At least six people died when an Amtrak train derailed on Tuesday evening. Dozens were taken to area hospitals. 8 People are in critical condition.
The Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Tuesday night, according to officials.
All 7 cars of Amtrak N.E. Regional Train 188 derailed and came off the tracks near the 2000 block of Wheatsheaf Lane shortly after 9 p.m.,
The FBI, The DOT, and the NTSB are investigating the cause of this crash.