Maspeth residents fear for their safety after a train derailes on Eliot Ave and 60th Lane in Maspeth, Queens, NYC
Nobody was injured in a train accident in Maspeth, Queens, NYC, during which a Long Island Rail Road Locomotive jumped the tracks and spilled diesel fuel. The locomotive was on a freight line, coming from Jamaica going to Long Island City when the accident happened. The line is only used for freight such as large containers of garbage and to move equipment. According to the NY Daily News, residents who live near the tracks are concerned about repeated train accidents along the freight rail lines in Maspeth, Middle Village and Glendale.