[Warning: contains disturbing footage]

Eight people are dead and hundreds injured following a train crash that occurred Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The train, traveling from Washington, D.C., was headed for New York when it derailed going over 100 mph. The speed limit for trains in this section of Philadelphia is 50 mph. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell spoke to News2Share in an exclusive interview calling the crash an “absolute disgrace.”

Footage contributed by Iwina Washington

Produced by Trey Yingst