911 calls released from deadly Amtrak crash


(WTNH) — 911 calls have been released from the deadly weekend train collision in South Carolina.

Two Amtrak employees died and upwards of 100 people were injured.Related Content: Amtrak train on wrong track in deadly crash; it says freight line controls signals

“There’s smoke inside but people are hurt, blood. I can’t even walk, my back,” said one caller.

“We’ve got people on the way, just try to remain calm, okay?” responded an emergency official.Related Content: US investigators say deadly Amtrak train crash preventable

Federal officials say the incident happened after the Amtrak train inadvertently diverted to a side track where a CSX train was parked.

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