Multiple people injured and ‘trapped’ in Sydney train crash

Police have confirmed the incident

Police have confirmed multiple injuries following a train crash in Sydney’s north-west on Monday morning.

Reports claim that up to 12 people have been injured when a train failed to stop at Richmond station and hit the buffers.

Three people remain trapped. 

Twenty ambulances and three rescue helicopters are currently at the scene. 

Among the injured is a 70-year-old woman who has since been taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment. 

A witness told 2GB radio station, ‘There was a huge amount of dust. It’s all chaos here.’ 

Sydney Trains CEO Howard Collins has said most passengers are suffering from ‘cuts and bruises.’ 

NSW Transport has released a formal statement which can be seen below. 

Originally appeared on New Idea.

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