At least 3 killed in train-truck collision in Bulgaria

SOFIA, June 7– A train collided with a truck loaded with crushed stone in Bulgaria on Tuesday, killing at least three people, according to the country’s Interior Ministry. The accident occurred at 1:35 p.m. local time on an unguarded railway crossing near the station Oreshets, 160 km northwest of Sofia, the ministry said. According to local media, the truck driver…

SOFIA, June 7 (Xinhua) — A train collided with a truck loaded with crushed stone in Bulgaria on Tuesday, killing at least three people, according to the country’s Interior Ministry.

The accident occurred at 1:35 p.m. local time (1135 GMT) on an unguarded railway crossing near the station Oreshets, 160 km northwest of Sofia, the ministry said.

According to local media, the truck driver and the two train drivers were killed.

Police, firefighters and medics were working at the scene. Enditem

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