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FAIRFIELD, Conn.- - A New York-area commuter railroad says two trains have collided in Connecticut, and there are preliminary reports of injuries.
The Metro-North Railroad says emergency workers are arriving at the scene of Friday's accident. The rail line referred to it in a news release as a "major derailment."
The railroad says the accident involved a New York-bound train leaving New Haven. It derailed and hit a westbound train near Fairfield, Conn. Some cars on the second train also derailed.
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