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At least one dead as train crashes into New Jersey station

One person was killed and 108 injured when a crowded rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at a busy station in New Jersey and lurched across the waiting area.

The train driver - who has not been named - was injured and taken to hospital, but was later released. They said he was cooperating with investigators.

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Emergency phone call describes 'major casualties'

The scene inside Hoboken station following the crash. Credit: Reuters

An emergency phone call made from Hoboken station describes "major casualties" and "people trapped on the train", following the crash.

The caller also describes "heavy structural damage" and calls for support at the station.

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