In Vienna, the collision of two passenger trains

In the collision of two passenger trains at a railway station in the Vienna area Midleg, Austria, injured seven people. It is written in the Twitter-account of the city police.

“Station Midleg remains blocked until further notice. More than 30 people rescued, seven are wounded”, — stated in the message.

At the station carried out the rescue operation, officials say law enforcement in another tweet.

Eyewitnesses published in social networks pictures from the scene. The footage shows that some of the wagons overturned.

Philipp Spiess (@PhilippSpiess)
April 15, 2017, 14:45

According to TASS, the platform has faced a suburban train and international train. Damaged one of the contact wires. The operation to rescue passengers spend more than 50 firefighters to transport victims involved in a helicopter.

The causes of the accident are being investigated.