Two Passenger Trains Collide Head-On In Switzerland

More than 40 people were injured after two trains collided head-on outside a station in western Switzerland, numerous media are reporting.

Sky News reported that emergency services were on the scene of the crash at Granges-pres-Marnand, about 31 miles southwest of Bern. Police spokesman Jean-Christophe Sauterel said that rescue operations were still under way. The mangled wreckage remained on the tracks.

The accident comes just days after a speeding train roared off the tracks in the small Spanish town of Santiago de Compostela, killing 79 people and leaving scores more injured.


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Source: USA Today