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3 dead, several injured as train derails in Spain's Galicia province

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 September 2016, 15:26 IST

At least three people were killed and several others injured when a commuter train derailed at the O Porriño railway station in the Spanish province of Galicia on 9 September.

The incident occurred at around 9:30 am local time. The train derailed as it was entering the station and collided into a lamp post adjacent to the tracks.

According to local media reports, three people have been confirmed dead, while a fourth person has been hospitalised and is said to be in a critical condition.

Renfe, the company responsible for the train services confirmed the incident on Twitter and expressed its condolences towards the victims and their families.

First published: 9 September 2016, 15:26 IST
 
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