May 13, 2015
Philadelphia Eagles players Mark Sanchez and Connor Barwin stopped by Temple University Hospital on Wednesday where nurses and doctors were providing care to those injured in the Amtrak train derailment Tuesday night.
Crossing Broad reported the players' visit after the hospital's Assistant Nurse Manager Matt Weidenmiller tweeted pictures of them posing with TUH nurses at the blog. According to Weidenmiller's account, they were visiting patients being treated from the accident and their families
@CrossingBroad Mark Sanchez & Connor Barwin at Temple Hospital visiting Patients & Families from Amtrak crash— Matt Weidenmiller (@_weedie21) May 13, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of #Amtrak188. We salute the first responders who heroically saved many lives last night.— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) May 13, 2015
The Phillies also expressed solace for the victims of the crash, taking a moment of silence before the team's Wednesday night game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A moment of silence for those who lost their lives in the tragic Amtrak train accident in Port Richmond. pic.twitter.com/vvHVnsSgr1— Phillies (@Phillies) May 13, 2015