1 killed as truck rams into Rajdhani Express in MP
(Sourced from PTI)
A speeding truck rammed into the Thiruvananthapuram-New Delhi Rajdhani Express today, resulting in the derailment of two of its coaches at a railway crossing in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district, an official said. The truck driver was killed in the accident but no casualty of any train passenger was reported in the incident that took place between 6:30 and 6:45 am, a railway spokesman said.
#UPDATE: The truck driver died after he rammed into a manned level crossing between Godhra Ratlam and hit Trivandrum Rajdhani train at 6:44 am today. Two coaches were derailed. No injuries reported to any passenger. #MadhyaPradesh pic.twitter.com/mWWcgnW3Gy— ANI (@ANI) October 18, 2018
The truck rammed into the train after breaking the level-crossing gate between Thandla and Meghnagar railway stations, the spokesperson said. The train was on its way to Hazrat Nizamuddin from Thiruvananthapuram. Senior railway and district administration officials rushed to the spot. Further details were awaited.