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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 03/14/2011

Train derails in San Francisco

A San Francisco subway train derailed while leaving a station Sunday morning, with all cars remaining upright--but significantly off the tracks--and three minor back injuries reported. Five BART officers were already on the station platform and assisted with evacuation.

A “high railer” truck dragged one car back onto the tracks, and a “giant” crane was used to lift others back into place, according to BART, which provided the below videos of the action.

By Luke Rosiak  |  10:20 AM ET, 03/14/2011

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