BREAKING: Several people dead as 2 trains crash head-on

Two Meridian passenger trains collided head-on near the town of Bad Aibling in Bavaria, Germany. One train reportedly derailed as a result of the collision. Police report multiple injured and several dead.

Local police spokesman Jürgen Thalmeier told Rosenheim24 that “several people have been killed in the crash.” Süddeutsche Zeitung reports that according to police about 100 people have been injured, some of them seriously.

Police spokesman Jürgen Thalmeier said the trains collided between the local railway stations of Holzkirchen and Rosenheim. The incident occurred at about 7 a.m. local time (6:00 GMT). Bad Aibling is 60 kilometers southwest of Munich.

All local ambulance vehicles have been dispatched to the crash site. Nordbauyerischer Kurier reports that eight medical helicopters have been spotted in a nearby field.


February 9th, 2016 by