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NTSB Launches Team to Investigate Collision of Two Metro Trains in Washington, DC
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 NTSB Launches Team to Investigate Collision of Two Metro Trains in Washington, DC

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. 
 

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
 
 
 

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