World Europe 07 Apr 2017 Fast train hits truc ...

Fast train hits truck in Poland; 15 hospitalised

AP
Published Apr 7, 2017, 9:14 pm IST
Updated Apr 7, 2017, 9:14 pm IST
Many others were left with minor injuries.
A Pendolino intercity train going from Wroclaw to Warsaw hit the vehicle. (Photo: Representational/AP)
 A Pendolino intercity train going from Wroclaw to Warsaw hit the vehicle. (Photo: Representational/AP)

Warsaw: A spokesman for national firefighters says a fast train hit a truck at an unguarded railway crossing in southwestern Poland, sending 15 people to the hospital and leaving others with more minor injuries.

Pawel Fratczak said on Friday the accident occurred around 3 pm in the village of Schodnia, when a Pendolino intercity train going from Wroclaw to Warsaw hit the vehicle. The truck driver was uninjured, he said.

 

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