A passenger train and freight train collided in Russia: A passenger train and a freight train collided from the south-west of Moscow. The accident occurred on the Bekasovo-Nara railway, near the Naro-Fominsk regional center. At least six people were killed and about 45 injured, according to preliminary reports. 25 of the injured were hospitalized. Five are said to be in critical condition.
When the accident occurred, the passenger train traveled from Moscow to Chisinau in Moldova. According to the reports, the railways of the freight train were most likely hit by a passing train.
The number of dead and wounded may be increased by rescue crews who arrive at the scene, because a reversing passenger car is blocked by a container. The container is on the passenger car. Rescue work continues.