Some 30 Injured in Train-Truck Collision in Yokohama


Yokohama, Sept. 5 (Jiji Press)--An eight-car Keikyu Corp. <9006> train and a truck collided at a crossing in Yokohama, the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, on Thursday, injuring at least 30 people, authorities said.

Of them, a man in his 50s suffered serious injuries, according to the Yokohama fire department.

The accident occurred around 11:40 a.m. (2:40 a.m. GMT). Some cars of the special rapid train derailed after the collision, according to the Japanese railway operator.


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