12:06 GMT +314 August 2018
Listen Live
    Ambulance in Czech Republic

    Passenger Train Collides With Tractor in Czech Republic, Leaving 10 Injured

    CC BY-SA 2.0 / Daniel Juřena / Emergency
    Europe
    Get short URL
    0 0 0

    A passenger train has collided with a tractor in the south of the Czech Republic, more than 10 people have received injuries of varying severity, police spokesman Milan Baytsura told journalists.

    "Firefighters are helping passengers get out of the derailed train cars, doctors are on-site are providing assistance to the victims, some of whom have already been sent to hospitals in Pisek. Doctors have announced that there are more than 10 wounded, their exact number, as well as the cause of the accident, is still unknown," Baytsura said.

    Railway traffic in the area of the accident, according to reports, will be temporarily suspended until August 1. Buses have been arranged for passengers as an alternate means of transport.

    Related:

    WATCH Man Narrowly Escapes Death From Approaching Train in Dramatic Rescue
    Train Evacuated After Chinese Woman Bites Passenger (VIDEO)
    Women in Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be Able to Train as Pilots
    US Army Developing Shoulder-Fired Missile Simulator to Train Against
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment