A train accident occurred Tuesday afternoon near Temple University in Philadelphia. Though the trains were traveling at low speeds at least five people were reported as having minor injuries. All injured parties were taken by medics to a local hospital for treatment.

Both trains were headed toward Center City Philadelphia o,n the same track, when one hit the other.

The cause of the collision is still unknown but is under investigation.

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