Dozens injured after train smashes into truck & derails in Yokohama, Japan (VIDEOS)
Some 30 people were injured when an express train traveling from Aoto Station to Misakiguchi hit a truck at a railroad crossing in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama on Thursday morning at around 11:40am local time, according to the Yokohama fire department, which is on the scene with police.
【速報】横浜市神奈川区の京急電鉄の電車とトラックの衝突事故、消防によると３０人がけが pic.twitter.com/tgpHSw0abx— TBS NEWS (@tbs_news) September 5, 2019
The accident happened on a track next to Kanagawa-Shinmachi Station on the Keikyu line, typically a busy road.
快速電車の一両目付近が横転し、脱線。トラックが炎上。横浜市の京急電鉄の快速電車とトラックの衝突事故。 pic.twitter.com/8bo49zH1Xm— TBS NEWS (@tbs_news) September 5, 2019
Video of the aftermath shows smoke pouring from the wreckage, as the truck reportedly caught fire. Train service has been suspended between Keikyu Kawasaki and Kammiooka stations.
A Keikyu train derailed in Yokohama after hitting a truck - 30 people injured, reports say (Correcting earlier version that got the train line wrong) pic.twitter.com/qdKQGDVWgA— Gearoid Reidy (@GearoidReidy) September 5, 2019
A Keikyu Line train hit a truck and derailed near Kanagawa-shimmachi Station in Yokohama shortly before noon. NHK reports 30 people are injured. https://t.co/hWgOeNnpGZ— Kat Bee (@katbeee) September 5, 2019
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