At 07.35 on January 2, collided with an intercity train with a godstrailer. Eight persons died and 16 people were injured.
On Friday, three days after the accident, the identity of the victims identified and relatives are notified, said police. All fatalities are Danish citizens: A 28-year-old woman, a 51-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman from the island of Funen. A 30-year-old man from Aarhus, a 45-year-old woman and a 60-year-old woman from Odense, denmark. A 59-year-old woman from Copenhagen, and a 30-year-old man from Greenland.
the investigation has taken so long is because of the syria crisis has had such severe injuries and that you've been using the dna–tracks-and-dental in order to determine the identity, police have said.https://twitter.com/FynsPoliti/status/1081093297102340096
Haverikommissionens big question now is to try to get answers on how this serious accident could happen.
Each day passes a large number of passenger and freight trains across the Great belt bridge linking Funen and Zealand in Denmark. A number of authorities responsible for traffic and security that will now be investigated if they have been lacking in supervision or communication.
and haverikommissionen want answers to include: Where lastbilstrailern securely mounted in the wagon? How much it was blowing on the bridge and is the current regulatory framework for rail in high wind enough?
Haverikommissionen led by Bo Haaning. He says that there are many pieces of the puzzle to be in place in order to get clarity in the plot, write the Policy. Even if you already have a pretty good picture of the accident, it may take up to a year before the investigation is finished.
According to Bo Haaning works on the basis of two theories. One assumes that the trailer may have blown of the goods train and then have Intercitytåget run on it. In the second scenario, it is assumed that the trailer falls off the goods train at the same time as the two trains pass each other.
" It is obvious that there is a trailer on the goods train that has met passagerartåget. But if the trailer has struck out in passagerartåget or if passagerartåget has been running on the trailer is something we are looking at, " he says to Berlingske Tidene.
with multiple attachments and recesses in the vagnsgolvet to get the trailer to stand firmly. If this has not happened in the right way can the trailer be in motion due to the very strong wind that prevailed on the bridge at the time of the accident.
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the Train recorders, the so-called black boxes, may provide important data for the investigation.
– They provide a range of information that may not be important to the actual accident but which may say something about the systems worked as they should, " says Bo Haaning to Tv2.
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wait to take a position on the legal aftermath of the accident until haverikommissionens investigation is complete.
the shipping company DB Cargo Scandinavia, responsible for the goods train, has decided not to run for a few öltåg until further notice, write the Policy.Link to the graphics