Officials added that although 5,000 gallons of fuel spilled following the crash, there was no danger to the public. Smith and his friend walked to the crash site and saw passengers of all ages beginning to exit the train.
Dr. Steve Shelton, director for emergency preparedness at Palmetto Health System, said Sunday morning that they it received 62 patients across its three facilities.
In a statement, the company said: "Amtrak Train 91 between NY and Miami came into contact with a CSX freight train at around 2.35am in Cayce, South Carolina. CSX controls the dispatching of all trains, including directing the signal systems which control the access to sidings and yards".
AMY HELD, BYLINE: Train 91 was headed from NY to Miami when it slammed into the parked freight train in KC, just south of Columbia.
"There were eight crew members and approximately 139 passengers, with injuries reported".
The first engine of the freight train was torn up, he said, and the engine of the train, Train 91, was "barely recognizable".
The injuries ranged from cuts and scratches to broken bones, Lexington County spokesman Harrison Cahill said.
The Red Cross said it was sending volunteers to assist. "We were waiting for a few minutes before they evacuated us".
Three people were killed and more than 70 others were hurt when a train careened off a bridge outside Tacoma, Washington, on Amtrak's inaugural run on a new route for its Cascades service on December 18.
A passenger on the garbage truck, 28-year-old Christopher Foley, was killed and two others on the truck were injured, according to police.
While no cause of death has been officially confirmed as yet, TMZ report that it may be linked to an apparent suicide. Police found a cache of explicit images on his computer depicting children as young as 10 in sexual situations.
A team of 168 " Olympic Athletes from Russia" was already set to compete in South Korea after being invited by the IOC. The IOC also said two athletes, one from each of the Koreas, will be the flag-bearers.
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepped down Monday, ahead of his planned retirement in March, according to multiple reports. In December, Trump tweeted "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits".
After a recess of almost a month, the session will resume from 5th March and will go on till 6th of April. JD (U) leader Harivansh Narayan Singh said that grave issues concerning the nation were discussed.
What it will do, however, is put a crimp in one of the USA economy's big success stories, the rapid growth of renewable energy. On the fuel front, the US doesn't have much to lose. "Texas has all the fundamentals you're looking for in a solar market".
He said several European Central Bank policymakers at a meeting on Thursday had questioned a change in US policy. Stimulus withdrawal has been much discussed in markets because the eurozone economy is growing strongly.
We will show Siddharamaiah who is playing politics. "If not, we shall take out a rally in Bengaluru on February 4". Essential services including hospitals, medical shops, the fire department will remain open.
As a teen, Edwards sang gospel, but, like Sam Cooke and many other prominent gospel performers, he turned to rhythm & blues. According to Rolling Stone , Dennis was best known as a lead singer of legendary Motown music group the Temptations .
The Bucks used a big second quarter to build a 19-point half-time lead, sending Chicago to their fourth straight loss. After a few minutes with teammates and trainers surrounding him, a stretcher took him off the floor.
Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers
The atmosphere remained gloomy in Kabal tehsil of Swat on Sunday a day after the suicide attack at the army sports area. The region was controlled by a local faction of the Taliban between 2007 and 2009. "Wait for more (attacks) to follow".
4400 year old Tomb of an ancient woman has been discovered
Minister Anani said he was hopeful of further discoveries at the site, which is located about 20km (12 miles) south of Cairo. The famous Egyptian archeologist Zahi Hawass has previously discovered a group of ancient Egyptian tombs in this area.
Hyundai unveils sketches of next-generation Santa Fe SUV
To help revive sales, Hyundai said it plans to begin selling the Kona subcompact SUV in the USA market in February or March. The midsize SUV will start receiving pre-orders from Feb. 7 and will officially start sales by the end of February.
Trump and 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer' are arguing on Twitter again
He said he would work with "colleagues and this administration on reaching a consensus that both sides of the aisle can agree on". Beginning March 5, about 1,000 people a day will lose their protection from deportation, according to their report .