F Train Reportedly Derails in Queens (Updated)

An F train with roughly 1,000 passengers derailed in the Woodside section of Queens this morning.

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Authorities say an F train derailed in Queens this morning. 

According to NBC New York, the MTA says the train, desitned for Manhattan, derailed in Woodside around 10:25 a.m. The FDNY responded to the incident following reports of smoke and injuries. The area is reportedly being evacuated: 

Delays on the R, E and M lines should be expected, as well. We will update this story as more information becomes available. 

UPDATE: NBC New York reports that at least 19 people have been injured, adding that firefighters were forced to use a sidewalk grate to rescue passengers. Of the 19 people hurt, just four sustained serious injuries. 

[via NBC New York and Gothamist]

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