Five Killed in London Train Accident, 50 Injured
Police have confirmed that the driver has been arrested
Five people were killed and more than 50 others have been injured after a train overturned in London, according to a report. Police have also confirmed the driver has been arrested.
Investigators say the train was traveling too fast on a sharp bend, according to early reports.
"A number of people have been taken to hospital with injuries and sadly we can say there has been some loss of life," said Assistant Chief Constable Robin Smith from British Transport Police (BTP).
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch says the derailment happened on a curve with a 12 mph speed limit. More than 70 firefighters were at the scene to help get those trapped free.