Bavaria disaster followed by Slovakia train crash after couple of hours

Karel Novak, Published on 04/06/2022
Bavaria disaster followed by Slovakia train crash after couple of hours
@Slovak police

The accident occurred on the line in the direction from Žilina to Vrútok. The train crashed into a suspended passenger train.


A total of 74 patients were treated at the scene, 34 of whom were transported to nearby hospitals. 59 persons were slightly injured, 11 persons moderately injured and 4 persons seriously injured.

@Slovak police
@Slovak police

Police have tentatively ruled out any casualties associated with the accident. A post-trauma team intervened at the scene. Initial actions were being carried out by the investigator on the spot. The causes of the accident will be further investigated.

@Slovak police
@Slovak police

Slovak Transport Minister Andrej Doležal, Interior Minister Roman Mikulec and Health Minister Vladimír Lengvarský also arrived on the scene.

@Slovak police
@Slovak police

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