Salisbury train crash: 120 rescued from tunnel and driver in hospital after two trains collide

Salisbury train crash: 120 rescued from tunnel and driver in hospital after two trains collide

Salisbury train crash: 120 rescued from tunnel and driver in hospital after two trains collide

The Independent says Up to 120 injured and “visibly shaken” passengers were rescued from the wreckage after two trains crashed inside a tunnel near Salisbury, Wiltshire on Sunday night.

The driver of one train had to be cut free from his cab by firefighters after the serious derailment and collision. 

Passengers described being thrown from their seats by a “massive bang” as lights in the train went out.

The crash happened at 6.46pm in Fisherton Tunnel, on the east side of Salisbury where the line from the south coast of England joins the line from London.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/train-crash-today-salisbury-fisherton-tunnel-latest-b1948763.html


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