Amtrak train from Chicago to Michigan back to normal service after Sunday derailment
Detroit, MI, United States (4E) – Amtrak’s service between Chicago and Michigan has been declared back to normal on Monday after a Sunday morning derailment that caused nine non-life-threatening injuries to passengers and crew members.
Amtrak officials reported that Amtrak Wolverine No. 350 train, which was traveling from Chicago for Pontiac, Michigan, was derailed in a suburb northwest of Detroit at around 9 a.m.
Seven passengers and two crew members, who were slightly injured, were transported to nearby hospitals. As of Sunday evening, only one passenger remained at the hospital.
There were 174 passengers and four crew members onboard.
The rest of the passengers were taken in buses to their destinations.
Officials from Amtrak, the Federal Railroad Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.