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One Dead and one hundred injured in train wreck in Spain

In a train accident in the North-East of Spain came on Friday, a Lokführerin killed. Around a hundred people were injured, according to official figures, as in the vicinity of Barcelona in the traffic of two regional trains head-on.

As the regional government of Catalonia announced in the night on Saturday, there were four seriously injured. 65 persons were unhurt recovered from the trains. In the case of the dead it was the 26-year-old driver of one of the two trains.

accident on the same route in November

The accident occurred on the highway between the towns of Manresa and Sant Vicenç de Castellet, in the amount of Castellgalí, as the rail company announced Renfe. The cause of the disaster was still unclear. The rail and the rail network operator initiated an investigation. According to the Catalan Minister for transport, Damià Calvet, both trains were driven erroneously on the same Track.

On the same route between Manresa and Barcelona had happened only in November a accident with one dead and 49 injured. At the time, a train was derailed after torrential rains triggered the landslide. (sda)

Created: 09.02.2019, 03:53 PM

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