Two train collision in Spain leaves more than 150 injured-UPDATED

Two train collision in Spain leaves more than 150 injured-UPDATED
# 07 December 2022 14:55 (UTC +04:00)

At least 155 people have been injured after two trains collided on the outskirts of Barcelona, APA reports citing BBC.

The crash which occurred around 07:50 (06:50 GMT), took place at a station in Spain's north-eastern Catalonia region.

Local media reported that the trains had been travelling in the same direction and collided while one was parked at the station.

Catalan police investigate how the incident occurred.

Emergency officials wrote on Twitter that the crash happened at the Montcada i Reixac - Manresa station, about 12km (7 miles) from the city centre.

Writing on Twitter, emergency services said that 150 people were "in a mild condition" and five others had been left "in a less serious condition".

They added that three people had been transferred to hospital.

Train traffic was briefly disrupted on several lines due to the accident, the regional government said.


Two trains collided near Barcelona early Wednesday and several dozen people were injured, APA reports citing Murcitoday.

Emergency services for Catalonia said that preliminary reports indicate that 70 people were hurt. No details on the nature of the injuries were given by officials.

According to the officials, the collision occurred on a train line in Montcada i Reixac, a town just north of Barcelona.