Apr 05, 2022 14:40 UTC
  •  Five killed, more than 10 injured as truck crashes into train in Hungary

Five people were killed and more than 10 injured when a pick-up truck crashed into a train in southern Hungary early on Tuesday derailing a carriage, police said.

The accident happened at a crossing in Mindszent near the Hungarian-Serbian border shortly before 0500 GMT.

Five people in the truck were killed and there were injuries both among those in the truck and on the train, a police spokesperson said.

The state railway company said a train on its way from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Hodmezovasarhely had crashed with a truck, derailing a carriage with 22 passengers, of whom two were severely injured and a further eight lightly injured.