Two MTBA trains crash in Government Centre Boston: forty injured
Two MBTA Green Line trains have crashed near Government Centre in Boston, and about forty people are reported to be injured.
Both trains were traveling out of the city, as one Green Line train crashed into the other.
The station has been evacuated.
According to a Boston resident, over 1,000 people are being evacuated out of the station.
Big train crash in boston over 40 victims green line and blue line shut down at government center and fire evacuating 1000 people!
A similar crash happened almost one year ago when two Green Line trains crashed and about 10 people were injured.
A Green Line train heading west crashed into another train car tonight in the tunnel between Government Center and Park Street. About 10 people were injured in the crash.
None of those injuries is considered life-threatening, said MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo.
Pesaturo said one of the trains hit the other “from behind” at about 7:18 tonight. Both trains were heading westbound.
Updates will be added as they come in:
May 8, 2009 7:40pm PST