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Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, kills at least 7 (25 images)

At least six people were killed and over 140 people hurt after an Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia on May 12.

Police, emergency and rescue workers stand near the engine car of an Amtrak train that crashed on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia. At least seven people were killed and over 140 people hurt after the Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Tuesday night. All seven cars of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed and came off the tracks near Frankford Junction shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday Night. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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A firefighter carries a ladder from the site of an Amtrak train that crashed on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia. At least seven people were killed and over 140 people hurt after the Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Tuesday night. All seven cars of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed and came off the tracks near Frankford Junction shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday Night. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Police, emergency and rescue workers stand near the engine car of an Amtrak train that crashed on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia. At least seven people were killed and over 140 people hurt after the Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Tuesday night. All seven cars of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed and came off the tracks near Frankford Junction shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday Night. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Emergency workers stand near an overturned car of an Amtrak train that crashed on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia. At least seven people were killed and over 140 people hurt after the Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Tuesday night. All seven cars of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed and came off the tracks near Frankford Junction shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday Night. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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