Seven injured after train collides with lorry trailer on level crossing in Spain

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RAIL SMASH: Passenger train crashed into a lorry trailer on a level crossing on the Cordoba-Sevilla line. File image. Photo credit: Shutterstock


A TRAIN carrying more than 200 passengers has smashed into a lorry trailer on a level crossing in the south of Spain this afternoon (Thursday).

Emergency services in Andalucia say that seven people have suffered minor injuries in the crash on the Cordoba-Sevilla line between Palma del Rio and Hornachuelos. Three of the injured made their own way to the Reina Sofia Hospital.

The accident happened on a level crossing at km45 of the A-431 just before 3pm.

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Train operating company Renfe has said that passengers on the affected continued their journeys by bus.

It is understood the line has now reopened.





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