Fuel tanker lorry driver dies and train derails after collision at level crossing in Spain

INVESTIGATION: After train hits fuel lorry on level crossing (File photograph) INVESTIGATION: After train hits fuel lorry on level crossing (File photograph) Karl Smallman

A LORRY driver has died and a train has been derailed in an accident on a railway level crossing in Spain today (Tuesday).

The regional passenger train, carrying 38 passengers, hit a truck carrying diesel fuel.

The train has derailed and the single-line track is blocked.

The accident happened on the line between Madrid and Badajoz near the Toledo town of Calera y Chozas. 

Emergency services have reported that the lorry driver died in the collision.

Train operator Renfe has introduced a temporary coach service until the wreckage is removed and the track is repaired.

Karl Smallman

Share your story with us by emailing newsdesk@euroweeklynews.com, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page.

Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

Posting comment as a guest.
0 Characters
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

Poll of the Week

Do you think it’s important to speak Spanish, living or holidaying in Spain?

New online edition graphic

© 2018 EWN Media Group, Avenida Ramon y Cajal 54, Edificio River Playa, Local 2, 29640 Fuengirola, Malaga, Spain. Telephone: +34 951 38 61 61. No part of this website may be reproduced without written permission from the publishers. All rights reserved. Todos los derechos reservados. 
Privacy Policy - Legal Notice - Cookies