Commuters stranded after train crashes into horse

2nd December 2014, Comments 0 comments

Four hundred commuters had to be evacuated from a train after the train crashed into a horse on the line between Sint-Niklaas and Mechelen. The incident happened at 8:20 this morning.

The horse had broken out of a meadow shortly before the accident and was killed on impact.

Nobody on the train was injured. A passenger who is pregnant was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Train traffic between Puurs and Mechelen was halted for a while.

The rail company NMBS deployed shuttle buses to ferry stranded passengers to their destination.
 

Flandersnews.be / Expatica

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