Russia's St. It was stated that 2 trains collided in the city of St. Petersburg at 14.39:XNUMX local time. In the statement made by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, it was stated that two electric locomotives and an open freight car following the colliding freight trains were derailed during the accident.
In a statement made by the Russian Railways, two people were injured in the accident and there was no change in the departure times and routes of other passenger trains.
It is estimated that the accident occurred when the driver of one of the trains fell asleep.