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Train collision leaves several dead, dozens injured in Czech Republic

A head-on collision between a passenger train and a freight train in the Czech Republic has left four people dead and 23 others injured, officials said on Thursday.

"A passenger and freight train collided in Pardubice," which is located around 100 kilometers (over 62 miles) east of Prague, police said on X.

"All units of the Integrated Rescue System (IRS) are currently responding to the scene, a trauma plan has been announced, there are a large number of injured people on the scene, we cannot rule out even the dead," they said.

"Criminal investigators will investigate the causes and circumstances of the accident," police added.


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