Czech train accident: one dead and five injured

A train driver has died and five people were injured when a high-speed train rammed into a locomotive in eastern Czechia on Monday, rescue workers said.

The driver of the Pendolino express train died and another worker was slightly injured in the crash at Bohumin station, about 300 kilometers (185 miles) east of Prague.

Four people on the switcher, a maneuvering locomotive, were also treated at the scene for injuries and then taken to hospital.

The local emergency service said on its website:

They were all conscious and their lives are not in danger.

The crash disrupted traffic on the main railway line between Prague and Warsaw, police said in a tweet.


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