News from Spain: Train crash in Spain: casualties reported

12:51 Sep. 9, 2016

Train crash in Spain: casualties reported

Train crash in Spain (Photo source: @GxDRadioGalega/Twitter

Local media reports at least three dead, and over 50 wounded

At least three people died after a train derailed near a station in north-western Spain on Friday. The number of injured is not yet clear, though Spanish media report about 50 people are hurt.

The train driver has been reported as amongst the dead, while a fourth person is reported to be in a critical condition.

The train had been travelling from the port city of Vigo to Valenca do Mino, in Portugal, when the accident happened near the Spanish town of O Porrino.

The reasons of the derailment are unclear, the Spanish rail operator has already launched an investigation.




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