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Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the Hoboken train crash

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UPDATE 5:45 PM

-The train engineer who was hospitalized in critical condition has been released 
-Officials plan to interview the engineer 
-The NTSB is still looking into the cause of the accident

UPDATE 1:57 PM

-Governor Chris Christie reported at least 1 person is dead and 108 more are injured
-Christie: "Station structurally sound, rest of terminal to be checked out."
-Not clear what caused the crash, but it was moving very fast
-No estimate on when the terminal will be reopened.

Governor Christie said the train conductor is in critical condition.

Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the Hoboken train crash

WATCH  | At least 75 people were injured in a train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Here's what we know so far about the train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey:

  • Officials: At least one person dead
  • Jersey City Medical confirms at least 74 sent to hospital
  • The train was traveling from New York to New Jersey
  • Train number: 1614
  • There is an active rescue operation

UPDATE: 10:02 AM

  • Emergency responders told CNN more than 100 people are injured
  • At least one person is dead
  • Witnesses say the train hit the concrete so hard that it went airborne

Investigators are aware of the incident in Hoboken, New Jersey and are en route.

[Original story]

A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing an unknown number of injuries.

"The next thing I know, we are plowing through the platform," passenger Bhagyesh Shah told NBC New York.

A New Jersey Transit spokesperson said there about 250 passengers on board the train around during the early morning rush.

Passengers reported a train crash at the Hoboken, N.J. train station Thursday morning.

Photos posted online show debris on the platform. Passengers report multiple injuries.

It's unclear how many trains are involved or what may have caused the crash.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

--This story is developing. Stay tuned for updates.

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