June 26, 2008

Subway Cars Derail, 1 Person Hospitalized

Three subway cars derailed in northern Moscow, sending one person to the hospital, an emergency official said.

Out of those evacuated from the metro, more than 10 people requested medical assistance, one was hospitalized and the rest received treatment at the scene, the emergency official said Wednesday.

Some injuries resulted from conditions people already had that were made worse from the incident, RIA Novosti reported.

Moscow health authorities had not released information on the conditions of those injured.

Train services were expected to be back to normal early Thursday, the Moscow subway chief spokesman said.