The number of victims at collision of a train and the train in Moscow rose to 16

The number of victims at collision of trains and trains in the West of Moscow has increased up to 16 people. About it “” has informed a source in the emergency services. Four of the wounded are in critical condition, two of them — the machinists of the train.

The long-distance train Moscow — Brest crashed into an empty commuter train on Saturday, April 8, at about 23:00. The incident occurred on the tracks of the Belarusian direction of the Moscow railway (MZHD), near the house №4 along the street Gerasim Kurina. Four cars derailed, said RIA Novosti.

According to preliminary data, accident happened from-for malfunctions of the automatic control of railway arrows. In this case the reason also considered the human factor, the source added.