Hell on wheels

Moses, G.; Meadows, S.
September 1991
People;9/16/91, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p40
Recounts the August 27, 1991, subway accident in New York City that killed five people and injured 172 others. Survivors Clarence Thomas, 57, Merrick Brodsky, 41 and Steve Vail, 29, tell their versions of the accident.


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