A passenger train collided Tuesday, 21 April a truck up to a level crossing in Nangis (Seine-et-Marne). The death toll given by the prefecture to 12, reported three serious injuries and 8 light.
FranceTV info reported on what is known about the accident.
• Three seriously injured . According to the prefecture, there are three seriously injured and eight light of the 350 who were traveling aboard the Belfort-Paris. No prognosis is engaged.
• A road accident causing the drama. According to the SNCF, it’s “a traffic accident that resulted in the railway accident” . A car crashed into a special convoy of farm machinery up to a crossing, train collided in a second time by Intercity at 8:46. Four cars derailed, but lie on the way.
• Traffic cut between Paris and Provins . After the accident, traffic was interrupted between the stations of Paris-Est and Provins. According to the prefecture, traffic could be blocked for at least twenty-four hours. The Secretary of State for Transport, Alain Vidal evokes “at least three days of work” .