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The locomotive collided with a car in the Amur region

The locomotive collided with a car in the Amur region
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In the Amur Region, a freight train locomotive collided with a passenger car. One person was killed.

According to the press service of the Trans-Baikal Railway, the incident occurred at night. A passenger car driver attempted to slip in front of an approaching freight train at an unregulated crossing near Ushumun station. The car entered on the way under a red light and was hit by a locomotive.

There were five people in the car. One of them died, received serious injuries, two more were of moderate severity. As reported in the ZabZhD release, the sound and light signaling of the crossing was operational.

As a result of the collision, traffic on one of the tracks on this section was suspended, but this did not affect the passage of passenger trains. Although earlier due to another emergency on the railway, passengers of two trains had to wait, while the railway workers were eliminating the consequences of derailment of freight cars.
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