>> Some of the injured carried away on stretchers after a commuter train derailed in Brooklyn during the busy Wednesday morning rush. Others suffered bumps and bruises. Officials say more than 100 commuters received non-life-threatening injuries when the Long Island railroad train went off the tracks inside the Atlantic terminal.
Commuters describe a frightening and chaotic scene.>> Boom! And just like the train just went
d it just people fell out they seats, people fell in the isles, we were literally knocked out our seats.>> US federal railroad investigators along with New York city officials will try to piece together what caused the derailment.
>> What happened with the operator, we don't know. And obviously there'll be an investigation Investigation to find out exactly what happened and why the operator didn't stop the train before it hit the bumping block.>> Atlantic Terminal, which connects commuters to nine city subway lines, is one of New York's busiest stations.
The crash is the area's second major rail accident in recent months. In late September a New Jersey transit train crashed into a terminal in Hoboken, killing 1 woman, and injuring more than 100, including the engineer.