Train collides with truck at Norway crossing; several hurt

2018-11-29 20:06


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Police in Norway say a train has collided with a truck at a crossing in southern Norway, injuring several people.

Aage-Christoffer Lundeby, a press spokesperson for Norwegian Railways who was travelling on the train, told the Norwegian News Agency NTB on Thursday that there were about 100 people on board. He said three or four windows broke from the collision.

Lundeby added: "There are injuries and I have seen people with cuts and others who need medical attention."

He said he had spoken with the train driver and "he is doing well".

Norwegian media reported that the driver of the truck was killed.

The accident happened near the Norwegian town of Koppang, 205km north of Oslo.

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