05/12/2015 22:28 EDT | Updated 05/12/2016 01:12 EDT

Amtrak train from Washington crashes in Philadelphia; several people appear to be injured

PHILADELPHIA - An Amtrak train has crashed in Philadelphia, and several people appear to be injured.Train 188 was travelling from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday night when it crashed.The front of the train was going into a turn when it shook.An Associated Press employee on the train says it appears the train went off the tracks.Police swarming the Port Richmond area where the crash occurred are telling people to get back.