Netherlands train crash kills one passenger

Tuesday, 04 Apr, 2023 0

One person died and at least 30 were injured after a Netherlands train crash.

Some of the injured are in a serious condition.

At least 19 were taken to hospital.

The passenger train hit a construction crane near The Hague and derailed.

A freight train was also damaged.

A fire broke in a rear carriage but was extinguished quite quickly.

Train services in and out of Leiden Central Station have been suspended while the investigation and clean up continues.

The Dutch Safety Board is at the scene investigating what happened.

Operator NS asked travelers to use alternative transport and is deploying bus replacement services.

Up to 60 people were on the double-decker night train at the time.

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