Amtrak Train Derails In Montpelier, Vermont, Leaving Passengers Injured — REPORT

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 03: A passenger passes by an Amtrak train September 3, 2015 at Union Station in Washington, DC. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson held a press availability to discuss Operation Railsafe. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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On Monday morning, an Amtrak train derailed in Montpelier, Vermont. The train was planning to make stops in Connecticut and Philadelphia. NBC reports that four passengers are injured and emergency services are on the scene. "There are no immediate reports of life-threatening injuries," Amtrak said in a statement, adding that the train went over a rock slide and unexpectedly derailed.

"We are aware of the derailment of train 55 in VT. Emergency personnel are on the scene & we are assessing the situation. Updates to follow," Amtrak Tweeted at 11:30 a.m.

"There are no immediate reports of life-threatening injuries following the derailment of Train 55 near Roxbury, VT," Amtrak added on Twitter just before noon.

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