Greece: train crashes into rail car, 1 injured

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Posted: Apr 24, 2012 4:37 AM
Greece: train crashes into rail car, 1 injured

Officials say that a passenger train has crashed into a rail car north of the Greek capital, lightly injuring the train driver.

Police and state hospital officials said the low-speed collision occurred Tuesday at Menidi, 10 kilometers (six miles) north of capital, and the driver of the passenger train was taken to a hospital.

The train was traveling from the city of Halkida to Athens.

It was immediately clear how many passengers were on board the train.