Several badly hurt in Austrian train crash: police

Reuters News
Posted: May 06, 2015 6:29 AM

VIENNA (Reuters) - Several people were seriously injured in a collision between two passenger trains near the southeastern Austrian city of Graz on Wednesday morning, police said.

Broadcaster ORF cited emergency services saying a train driver was trapped in the wreckage and nine people were hurt.

A spokeswoman for train operator Steiermaerkische Landesbahnen said it was not immediately clear what caused the crash in a remote area.

(Reporting by Michael Shields and Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Andrew Heavens)