Railway accident near Dnepropetrovsk

Train accident has been reported today at the Nizhnedneprovsk-Uzel station in Dnipropetrovsk region.

Due to technical problems, several rail cars derailed and collided; one of them destroyed a crosswalk above the track. The fallen crosswalk section damaged four more rail cars and blocked traffic on the three rail tracks. There are no victims, people managed to escape the scene of the accident.

“During shunting operations, freight cars derailed and hit the support of the pedestrian bridge. Because of this, bridge section collapsed,” reported the press service of the railway.

Now the consequences are being liquidated by two emergency trains and a team of servicemen.

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