Five Injured in German Train Collision


Dusseldorf (December 6, 2017): At least five people have been injured in a train crash near the German city of Dusseldorf.

According to the details, a passenger train collided with a freight train in the town of Meerbusch. In a tweet, the Meerbusch fire department said rescuing people from the train was the main priority.It estimated that there were 150 people on board at the time of the crash. Meerbusch is in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populous state.

Meerbusch fire department said that its staff were “in contact with the people on the train” and that full access to the passengers “should be possible”.The accident occurred at about 19:30 local time (18:30 GMT), according to a statement from Germany’s state-owned railway group Deutsche Bahn.

None of the injuries are said to be life-threatening. The cause of the collision is not yet clear. Rescue teams from Meerbusch, Kaarst and other nearby cities have arrived at the site.

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