Around 30 people injured after train collides with truck in Japan

Around 30 people injured after train collides with truck in Japan
# 05 September 2019 10:15 (UTC +04:00)

The incident occurred at around 11:40 a.m. local time between the stations of Kanagawa-Shimmachi and Nakakido on the Keikyu line, APA reports citing Sputnik.

According to NHK, a truck and a train have collided at a railway crossing in Yokohama, Japan. After the crash, the truck caught fire, while passengers fled from the derailed train. At least 30 people, including the driver of the truck have received injuries, reports say.

Police and emergency services are investigating the causes of the accident.

In the meantime, a part of the Keikyu line between Kawasaki and Kamiooka has been closed by the authorities.

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