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Up to 50 injured in train crash in Germany

Up to 50 injured in train crash near Düsseldorf – reports

Passenger train and freight train reported to have collided near station in the German town of Meerbusch

 

 
 
Meerbusch fire brigade and police at the scene of the crash.

Up to 50 injured in train crash near Düsseldorf – reports

Passenger train and freight train reported to have collided near station in the German town of Meerbusch

Several people have been injured after a passenger train and a freight train collided near Düsseldorf, German police said.

The incident occurred near a train station in the town of Meerbusch, the DPA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Authorities said there were multiple injuries but did not immediately provide more specific information. Local media reported up to 50 had been injured.

Emergency crews were on the scene and were helping to unload people from the passenger train.

A photo tweeted by the Meerbusch fire department showed the passenger train partially derailed but still upright.

Meerbusch fire brigade and police at the scene of the crash. Photograph: Twitter

 

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