SEVERAL INJURED IN GERMANY TRAIN CRASH
SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A TRAIN CRASH NEAR THE GERMAN CITY OF DUESSELDORF, FIRE DEPARTMENT AND POLICE SPOKESMEN SAID IN A STATEMENT.
Rail operator Deutsche Bahn said a passenger train of the regional provider National Express drove into a freight train from DB Cargo about 1830 GMT in the town of Meerbusch.
The Meerbusch fire department said up to 150 passengers were on the train and that 5 people suffered injuries.
A police spokesman earlier had told German broadcaster ARD that about 50 people had been injured in the train crash.
A German government spokesman said Chancellor Angela Merkel had been briefed on the situation.Published: by Radio NewsHub