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Derailed US train at three times the speed limit

A New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, was travelling at nearly three times faster than the speed limit, officials said.

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Reports of multiple injuries after train derails

A major emergency response is underway in the Bronx area of New York City after a train derailed near Spuyten Duyvil station, which is near the Harlem River, NBC News reports.

Local media said five cars have derailed at that there were "multiple injuries."

A witness quoted by AP news agency, Rebecca Schwartz, said some of the carriages of the Metro-North train had been submerged in water, but this was unclear from pictures of the scence.

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