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Tragedy in the Nizhny Novgorod Region: A train rammed a truck

May 25 2008

In Volodarsky region of Nizhny Novgorod region there was a large crash: a passenger train collided with a truck. As a result of the incident suffered at least eight people.

One person killed, seven injured, the chief of the press service of the Regional Emergency Oleg Zugeev. "At 00.56 on a railway crossing station Diet Volodarsky district of Nizhny Novgorod region faced MAN truck and a passenger train number 18, coming on the route Moscow-Perm. Truck with 20 tons of ethanol, followed in Dzerzhinsk. As a result, the assistant driver was killed, injured seven-passenger trains, including one child "- said Zugeev.

The representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said that all the victims refused hospitalization.

At the present time, the consequences of the accident removed, causes the incident are established, the chief of the press service, quoted by RIA Novosti.

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