- Associated Press - Sunday, June 9, 2019

BOSTON (AP) - Preliminary findings show mechanical or infrastructure issues did not cause a Boston subway car to derail, sending nine people to the hospital.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said Sunday the confirmed cause of Saturday’s incident “continues to be under investigation and requires thoroughness, focus and time.”

Regularly scheduled subway service was resumed Sunday on the affected branches of the public transit system’s Green Line after a “robust testing of the area,” including inspections of track and signal infrastructure and an interview with the operator of the train that derailed inside a tunnel near Kenmore Square.

Local emergency officials said none of Saturday’s injuries were life-threatening. A 10th injured individual declined treatment.

Emergency workers said they were told by witnesses that everything went dark and they were thrown around the car.



Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide