What is the latest news on the DC train crash, per Washinton DC mayor Adrian Fentys update?”

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What is the latest news on the DC train crash, per Washinton DC mayor Adrian Fentys update?”

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Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty lowered the number of fatalities in Monday’s Washington subway system accident to seven, instead of the nine reported earlier. Fenty has called the incident “by far the deadliest crash in the history of the Washington D.C.

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WASHINGTON — Nine fatalities have been confirmed in the worst accident in the history of Washington’s Metro subway system, authorities said Tuesday morning. The updated casualty count came after rescue workers toiled through the night and into daylight this morning near the D.C.-Maryland line, where a Metro train rear-ended a stopped train during Monday evening’s rush hour.

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Nine fatalities have been confirmed in the worst accident in the history of Washington’s Metro subway system, authorities said Tuesday morning. The updated casualty count came after rescue workers toiled through the night and into daylight this morning near the D.C.-Maryland line, where a Metro train rear-ended a stopped train during Monday evening’s rush hour. Tuesday morning, Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty said that two people remain in critical condition at local hospitals. A total of 76 people were treated at local hospitals. A third injured passenger has been upgraded from critical condition, the mayor said at a morning news conference not far from the crash site.

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