Amtrak collides with freight train in South Carolina
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The injured were in hospitals as emergency responders and police were working on the scene. The National Transportation Safety Board said it has launched an investigation into the collusion.
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At least two persons were killed and 70 injured after an Amtrak passenger train collided with a freight train in South Carolina early on Sunday, officials said.
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Authorities confirmed that the two deaths occurred in the Amtrak train, not the freight train run by the CSX. A spokesman for the South Carolina Emergency Management Division said that injuries ranged from minor cuts to broken bones, Xinhua news agency reported.