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LIRR derailment snarls commutes

Approximately 100 commuters were onboard the 10:43 a.m. train headed to Hempstead when eight cars derailed at 175th Street and Douglas Avenue in Jamaica at 11:12 a.m., according to MTA officials. Newsday transportation writer Alfonso Castillo reports.  Credit: Newsday/John Conrad Williams Jr., Howard Schnapp

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