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GERMANY
Collision injures 34

  : Wednesday May 24, 2000
A regional commuter train collided with a stationary freight train this afternoon injuring 34 people.
The accident occurred at Hadamar station, 30 miles northwest of frankfurt. The freight train had been put into a siding to wait for the other train to pass. The passenger train however also entered the siding where it hit the rear of the freight.

The passenger train driver and a passneger were seriously injured.

An investigation into the incident has started.


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Web sources:
34 Hurt in German Train Crash
excite news 24 May 2000


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