A train carrying Republican Congressmen has derailed in Virginia, US, and several people have been injured, according to reports.

The train reportedly struck a dump truck in what is being described as a violent crash.


“Bodies on the ground,” according to a witness. The conductor is said to be in critical condition.

Leader Paul Ryan is among about 250 House and Senate members reportedly on the train as well as spouses and family members of Republican leaders at the time of the crash.


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