The dead and injured in a train accident in the Czech border area

Two people were also killed, said the spokesman of the rescue service in Karlovy vary (Karlovy Vary), Radek Hes, on Tuesday evening. 9 people were difficult and

The dead and injured in a train accident in the Czech border area

Two people were also killed, said the spokesman of the rescue service in Karlovy vary (Karlovy Vary), Radek Hes, on Tuesday evening. 9 people were difficult and 13 have been slightly injured, including both Czech and German citizens. The crash site in a forest near the village of Pernink in the West of the Czech Republic was for the rescuers difficult to access.

Among the death victims is also a German. A spokeswoman for the police in Karlovy vary (Karlovy Vary) said in the evening, thus confirming a report of the Central German broadcasting. And a Czech died in the head-on collision

trains should was only in the next station, to cross

a train on the single track route from the West Bohemian Bäderort Karlovy vary, in Saxony, Johann Georg town, the other in the reverse direction. The winding and hilly path leads over the ore mountain comb. The two trains should cross only at the next station. The police arrested one of the two train drivers. The suspicion loud on reckless endangerment of the General public, said a spokeswoman for the German press Agency. He should be early started.

The forces were with a large contingent on site. The fire brigade had to carry the wounded, because of the inaccessible terrain on the tracks to walk to the next station. Several rescue helicopters were deployed, including one from neighbouring Saxony, to bring the severely wounded in hospitals in the Region. These were put on alert.

the Czech's transport Minister is "deeply shocked"

photos was to see that the two Drivers were completely demolished. The surrounding forest was injured searched, the goods may run away in shock. The Czech Minister of transport, Karel Havlicek rushed in the evening to the scene of the incident. He was "deeply dismayed," he wrote on Twitter, and called for comprehensive education. The operation of the track operation is performed in the so-called simplified branch line, that is, without special technical facilities.

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Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 16:26

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