Two die in collision between car and train

A 45-year old driver and a 61-year old woman who was in the car were killed on Wednesday morning, when the car collided with a train at a railroad crossing near the Moravian city of Opava. Another woman who was driving in the car was seriously injured. She is being treated in an Ostrava hospital. A police spokesperson said that the warning signals at the railroad crossing were fully functional. Several cars were waiting for the train to cross. The driver bypassed them and his car was hit by the train.

Author: Sarah Borufka