2 INDIVIDUALS HAVE died and dozens have been injured after 2 passenger trains collided near the western Czech medspa city of Karlovy Vary, a train spokesperson has actually stated.

Pictures tweeted by the police revealed the two drivers’ cabins ruined however the trains did not thwart.

” Two individuals passed away and about 20 others are injured,” Radka Pistoriusova, spokeswoman for rail operator Sprava zeleznic, informed AFP.

Rescue service spokesman Radek Hes informed AFP the 2 people had actually died.

Some passengers sustained major injuries, local media stated.

The crash occurred on a line in between the town of Pernink and Karlovy Vary about 120 kilometres west of Prague and near the German border, at around 1pm.

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The Czech news company CTK said a train from Karlovy Vary to Johanngeorgenstadt in Germany crashed with a train coming in the opposite direction.

Hes stated rescuers from the Czech Republic and Germany were collaborating and both nations had released rescue helicopters.

©– AFP 2020

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