Event Type:Railroad Accident
New Haven, CT
Date:May 17, 2013
May 28, 2013
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a Metro North passenger train accident in Bridgeport, Connecticut that occurred at approximately 6:10 pm on May 17, 2013.
NTSB Rail Safety Investigator Michael Hiller is the investigator-in-charge, leading a multi-disciplinary team of NTSB personnel. Board Member Earl Weener served as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.
Public Affairs Specialists Nicholas Worrell and Terry Williams coordinated media-related activities. For the latest information related to the investigation and any press briefings, follow us on twitter at @ntsb or check our website, www.ntsb.gov.
The NTSB is also investigating an accident where a Metro-North train struck and killed a track foreman in New Haven, CT on May 28, 2013.
Media Contact: Terry Williams, 202-314-6100 (NTSB HQ)