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Statement from Congressman Engel on Metro-North Train Accident in Valhalla

Statement from Congressman Engel on Metro-North Train Accident in Valhalla

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16), the Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s Metro-North train accident in Valhalla, New York:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and families of last night’s terrible Metro-North accident in Valhalla. I thank the courageous first responders who selflessly risked their safety to protect others. I am also appreciative of the National Transportation Safety Board for acting quickly and vigilantly to investigate this accident, so that we may do everything possible to ensure the safety of all Metro-North riders.”