Czech train crash death toll reaches 3

The train hit the truck at a rail crossing in the eastern town of Studenka on Tuesday as it was traveling from Bohumin to the western spa of Frantiskovy Lazne.

By: AP | Prague | Updated: July 23, 2015 12:47 pm
Rescue workers are busy at the scene of a collision between a high-speed train and a truck in the city of Studenka, eastern Czech Republic, Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Two people died in the collision and more than a dozen were injured. (AP Photo,CTK/Petr Sznapka) SLOVAKIA OUT Rescue workers are busy at the scene of a collision between a high-speed train and a truck in the city of Studenka, eastern Czech Republic, Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Two people died in the collision and more than a dozen were injured. (AP Photo,CTK/Petr Sznapka) SLOVAKIA OUT

The death toll in a collision between a high-speed train and a truck in eastern Czech Republic has reached three after a passenger died in a hospital over the night.

Tomas Oborny, spokesman for the University hospital in the city of Ostrava, confirmed the death Wednesday. He said three other people remain in serious condition.

Share This Article
Share
Related Article

The train hit the truck at a rail crossing in the eastern town of Studenka on Tuesday as it was traveling from Bohumin to the western spa of Frantiskovy Lazne.

Czech Republic, Czech train crash, Czech train accident, Czech train news, Czech republic train accident, Czech republic news, World news Rescue workers and police are busy at the scene of a collision between a high-speed train and a truck in the city of Studenka, eastern Czech Republic, Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Two people died in the collision and more than a dozen were injured. (AP Photo,CTK/Petr Sznapka)

The truck driver was unharmed. He was detained by police as investigators believe he entered the crossing despite the warning from flashing red lights.

Video of the day

For all the latest World News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results