The investigation into the Amtrak crash that left eight dead and over 200 wounded continues, and a local survivor tells Eyewitness News he’ll never be the same.
The big question from the days after Amtrak 188’s derailment to last week’s Congressional hearing on the disaster was whether or not engineer Brandon Bostian was using his phone at the time of the crash.
Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.
Of those four people, two remain in critical condition.
Attorney Robert Mongeluzzi alleged Amtrak was negligent and responsible for last week’s train derailment that killed eight people and injured hundreds.
Of those eight people, two remain in critical condition.
Federal investigators say they aren’t sure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train involved in last week’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.
The National Transportation Safety Board says any other reports on the crash that killed 8 people and injured dozens are “pure speculation.”
One element of the investigation is the belief that the locomotive’s windshield was hit by a projectile just before the train went off the rails.
Of those eight people, three remain in critical condition.
Of those nine people, five remain in critical condition, a Temple University Hospital spokesman said Saturday.
The National Transportation Safety Board held a press conference Friday to give an update on the investigation into the Amtrak train derailment after they spoke with the engineer and conductors. And from one of their testimonies, FBI officials are now looking into whether something struck the train before it derailed.
Federal investigators say they’re making progress in their probe into what may have caused the Amtrak train accident Tuesday night at Frankford Junction.
Rich covered the aftermath of the Amtrak train derailment and talked with Dr. Rick Hong from Cooper University Health Care and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey.
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