There is no data on the victims.
The train derailed near the Washington metro station “Arlington Cemetery” on the blue line. The Washington Transportation Authority reported this.
“Delays are expected for trains in both directions [on the Blue Line] due to a derailment of a train near the Arlington Cemetery,” the department said in a Twitter message.
According to the local branch of the NBC television channel, passengers spent more than an hour on the train. Firefighters are working at the scene; they will take people out of the station. At the moment, information about the victims has not been received.
It is not yet known what caused the accident.