At least 3 people have been confirmed killed after a USA passenger train derailed onto a motorway in Washington state during rush hour.
Officials said the 72 people were taken to hospitals after most of the Amtrak Train’s carriages left the track.A number of those injured are reported to be in a critical condition.
USA Authorities said that all the Train carriages had now been searched, but would not rule out a rise in the number of dead.
Seven vehicles, two of them lorries, were hit on the I-5 highway below. Several people were injured in their vehicles but none died.Authorities quoted by Associated Press earlier spoke of at least six people killed.