Heavy train accident in Portugal - two people die, seven injured

An Express train of the type Alfa Pendular is on Friday afternoon at the city of Coímbra, about 200 kilometers North of Lisbon on a maintenance truck crashed in

Heavy train accident in Portugal - two people die, seven injured

An Express train of the type Alfa Pendular is on Friday afternoon at the city of Coímbra, about 200 kilometers North of Lisbon on a maintenance truck crashed into and partially derailed, reported the news Agency Lusa, citing the spokesman for the local civil protection, Carlos Tavares.

passengers on Board the train would have been thrown in the moment of the accident in a panic to the ground, witnesses reported to the newspaper "Diário de Notícias" with reference to the eyes. A large number of rescue workers was on site to rescue the injured. Why to repair cars on the Track, was not immediately known. The route is two tracks, and the train had been heading North on the road.

ter/dpa
Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 20:26

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