More than 30 hurt, five critically, in Arkansas train crash: officials

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 16, 2014 1:58 PM

LITTLE ROCK (Reuters) - More than 30 people were hurt, five of them critically, when a freight train and a passenger train collided in northwest Arkansas on Thursday, the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management said.

There have been no fatalities in the crash that took place near Winslow, about 130 miles (210 kms) northwest of Little Rock, they said.

(Writing by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Doina Chiacu)