A New York City subway derailed on May 2 in Queens injuring 19 people. Several passengers were transported to local hospitals to be treated for serious injuries.
According to the attorney for Metro North train engineer William Rockefeller, his client was in a "daze" at the time of the Metro North train derailment.
This past Sunday a Train accident involving a New York City bound Metro North train derailed near Spuyten Duyvil in the Bronx killing four people and injuring more than 60 others, 11 critically. The cause of the seven car derailment is still unclear but there have been many witness statements stating that excessive speed was a factor.