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NYC northbound A train derails at 8th Avenue and 14th Street train station in Chelsea; 1 reported injury



CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) – A train derailed after coming into contact with debris on the roadbed as it was entering a Manhattan subway station on Sunday morning, according to the MTA.

The incident occurred at 8th Avenue and 14th Street train stations in Chelsea on a northbound A train.

Police say someone may have thrown an object onto the runway causing the derailment.

“A northbound train made contact with debris on the roadbed as it was entering station 14St-8th Av, causing a wheel to roll off the tracks,” the MTA said in a statement. “All passengers on the train were safely unloaded at the station. The matter is under investigation.”

The MTA says the crash caused a loss of power to all four tracks.

“As a result of the accident, a northbound train near 34th Street remains in the tunnel and the NYCT is working quickly to remove customers from the train,”

; the MTA said.

First responders said there were minors injured.

The service is suspended in both directions south of 14th St in Manhattan. There is no northbound service along 8th Avenue from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle, and limited service in uptown Manhattan and the Bronx.

No arrests have been made at the moment.

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