Rush hour commuters injured as Sydney train crashes into buffers

23 January, 2018, 02:26 | Author: Kim Reid
  • Passengers injured as train hits barricade

Sydney Trains cancelled services between Richmond and Clarendon stations as a result of the incident.

Brett Saunders witnessed the crash just before 10am, which he described as "horrifying".

New South Wales Ambulance received a call at 9.52am on Monday with reports of injuries, a spokesman said.

But Sydney Trains CEO Howard Collins reportedly said it was still on its rails.

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A passenger train hit a barrier at Richmond Station after it failed to break on Monday morning, leaving about 16 people injured.

Fifteen people are injured - three seriously - following a collision near Sydney which left some passengers trapped in a carriage. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, one patient has a reported hip injury, two people have possible spinal injuries, one patient has a collar bone injury and another has a possible leg injury.

This story is still developing.

One caller to Sydney's 2GB radio who saw the crash said there was an "almighty bang". "I watched train hit the barrier then bounce up and came back down again hard".

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"No patients were trapped by compression, however several patients were classified as trapped as they were unable to leave the train without assistance from paramedics", said Turner.

"It's all chaos here", another caller, Steve, told the station.

At least three people were initially trapped but all passengers have since been freed, the spokeswoman said, and the incident was still unfolding nearly an hour after it occurred.

"Safety is our number one priority and we will now work to determine what caused the incident", the state's Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance said in a statement.

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