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Blood-covered passengers seen escaping through windows after train derails

TERRIFYING video from the Amtrak derailment shows the moment blood-covered passengers escape the crash through windows.

The Amtrak train traveling to Chicago struck a dump truck at a crossing in Mendon, Missouri, 100 miles northeast of Kansas City, on Monday afternoon.

Chilling video from the Amtrak derailment shows blood-covered passengers escaping through the windows

Chilling video from the Amtrak derailment shows blood-covered passengers escaping through the windowsCrédito: Twitter/Dax McDonald
The train struck a dump truck at a crossing in Mendon, Missouri

The train struck a dump truck at a crossing in Mendon, MissouriCrédito: Twitter/Dax McDonald
The train, which departed from Los Angeles, was traveling to Chicago

The train, which departed from Los Angeles, was traveling to ChicagoCrédito: Amanda Diehl Drinkard/Facebook
Several people were injured in the derailment

Several people were injured in the derailmentCrédito: KMBC

Rob Nightingale, who was on board the train at the time of the derailment, got emotional when describing the harrowing experience to ABC noticias.

Nightingale explained to the outlet that he was dozing off to take a nap when he felt ajoltas the train beganrocking and flickering”.

There was a jolt, then I woke up, and then the train started rocking and flickering. And it seemed like a normal jolt. But then I could definitely feel it come off the tracks.

“E depois, it just kept going,” he told the outlet, as his voice began to crack.

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Then it started to tip on my side, and I saw the ground coming towards me. So I shimmed myself against the wall because I was afraid the glass would shatter and I would get stuck underneath.

Then it stopped, and it was just silence. Everyone was in shock. I climbed through my door, to the hallway up until the room next to me, which is above me, and then I saw people climbing through those windows.

Nightingale said he saw a little girl crying and her family trying to comfort her, adding that he saw several people covered in blood.

He went live on Facebook shortly after the accident.

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In a phone interview with CNN, Nightingale said that those in the dining car and observation deck had the hardest time getting to safety.

It hit something major to causeevery car to go off,” ele disse.

Reports indicate that multiple passengers are injured and some are dead; porém, police have not confirmed this.

A second passenger told The Daily Beast que ele era “plenty of people taken away by paramedics.

“They’ve got every rescue helicopter and crew here from every direction,” a shaken Ron Goulet told the Beast.

“We are in Chariton County, Missouri. The train toppled over on its side. Every seat was sold out full, and they were packing people into the observation car because they were so full.

There are plenty of people on backboards being taken [away] by paramedics.”

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