One dead and several injured after train derails near Vienna
Euronews says at least one person has died and several others have been injured after two train carriages derailed and overturned near Vienna.
Authorities said the accident occurred just after 18:00 CET on Monday evening in the district of Mödling, south of the Austrian capital.
A spokesperson for the Red Cross told the APA news agency that three people were seriously injured and nine others only slightly injured.
Rescue workers and four emergency helicopters have been deployed to the scene, near the village of Münchendorf.
Authorities say that 56 passengers and one driver were travelling to Vienna when the train derailed and one carriage crashed into the adjacent fields.
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