12 Jul, 2023 @ 15:45
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Man left dead in Spain’s Galicia after train crashes into vehicle

Train crashes into car in Lugo
Civil Guard

ONE MAN was left dead and two other people injured on Wednesday after a train crashed into a vehicle at a crossing. The accident took place in the municipality of Lugo, Galicia region, at around 9am. 

The Civil Guard told Spanish media outlets that the victim was aged 21 years old and a resident of Leon province. 

The crash happened on the line that joins the Galician cities of A Coruña and Lugo. As a result of the incident, the rail service was interrupted along the A Coruña-Palencia line. 

Sources from state rail operator Renfe told news agency Europa Press that all of the passengers and the train driver were unhurt. 

A bus was sent to the site of the crash to move the passengers.

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Simon Hunter

Simon Hunter has been living in Madrid since the year 2000 and has worked as a journalist and translator practically since he arrived. For 16 years he was at the English Edition of Spanish daily EL PAÍS, editing the site from 2014 to 2022, and is currently one of the Spain reporters at The Times. He is also a voice actor, and can be heard telling passengers to "mind the gap" on Spain's AVLO high-speed trains.

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