In the impact, which occurred at 03.55 a.m. this morning between Roșiorii de Vede and Măldăeni in Teleorman County, three carriages of the freight train derailed, said Laurentiu Dumitru, director of the Romanian Railway Investigation Agency (AGIFER), which is investigating the causes of the incident.
According to Dumitru, the passenger train passed the Stop sign and violently rammed into the freight train carrying Ford cars to Kyustenja.
According to the latest information sent by the Department of Emergency Situations, four people have been taken to a hospital. A 46-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman have head and limb injuries, a 59-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman have limb injuries. The other eight victims were treated on the spot.