The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a go-team to investigate the collision of two Metro trains in Washington, DC.
At approximately 5:00 p.m. ET today, two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority trains collided on the Red Line. Numerous fatalities and injuries have been reported.
Railroad Investigator Ed Dobranetski is Investigator-in-Charge and is leading the team, which includes two specialists from the NTSB Office of Transportation Disaster Assistance.
NTSB Member Debbie Hersman will serve as the on- scene spokesman. Terry Williams is the press officer accompanying the team.