- 3 persons critically injured
- 12 other sustained light wounds
Agency report have confirmed that at least 15 people were injured a few hours ago when a train collided with a truck and derailed in Vienna.
According to Xinhua, the incident took place as the truck was crossing a rail line in the eastern district of Donaustadt just before midday.
The collision was said to have caused the front rail car of the train to derail, and subsequently land on the truck.
The quick intervention of rescue team freed the truck driver who was trapped in his vehicle.
It was gathered that the truck driver and the train driver and one train passenger sustained serious injuries, while other 12 passengers sustained light wounds.
The cause of the accident is unknown and the investigations are still underway.
We’ll keep you updated.