6 dead, 200 injured in train crash in France:Six people died as a suburban train derailed in the Essonne region in the south of Paris, the capital of France. It was noted that 6 people, 370 of whom were serious, were injured in the 22 passenger train, which was recorded to go from Limoges to Paris.
The train numbered Teoz 3657 departing from the Austerlitz train station in Paris, at 17:14 local time, 7 wagons of the train with 4 wagons derailed at the Bretigny-sur-orge Station, which is not among its stops. Some of the 370 passengers were exposed to high tension by falling on the rails from the separated wagons. Some wagons crossed the 1.5 meter high platforms and fell onto the rails on the parallel track. Some wagons fell on the passengers waiting for the train on the platforms. KazanIt has been announced that it may be caused by a signaling error.
KazanWhile it was stated that the train took place on the rail used by the suburban trains of Paris, the French Railways National Association (SNCF) made a statement. kazanIt was announced that the accident was not caused by excessive speed or collision, and that the train was traveling at 150 km / h during the accident. In the statement made by the witnesses about the incident, it was noted that there were passengers standing on the train. In the meantime, it was announced that there could still be passengers in the wagons.
KazanFollowing the hearing, 300 firefighters, 20 ambulances and 8 helicopter ambulances were sent to the scene.
President François Hollande, who came to the scene with Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier after the accident, noted that multi-dimensional investigations regarding the accident were continuing. holland, kazanHe emphasized that there was no repair work at the place where the incident took place. Hollande also noted that he hailed the sensitivity shown after the accident.
held in Esonne kazanIt was stated that it was the biggest train accident after the accident in which 1988 passengers died at the Lyon station of Paris in 56.