Five injured after German trains collide

December 06, 2017

Authorities say five people have been injured in a train crash in Germany.

German police say up to 50 people may have been injured after a passenger train hit a freight train near Duesseldorf.

The dpa news agency reported on Tuesday that police said the accident occurred near the train station in the town of Meerbusch.

Authorities said there were multiple injuries but didn't immediately have more specific information.

Emergency crews were on the scene and were helping unload people from the passenger train.

A photo tweeted by the Meerbusch fire department showed the passenger train partially derailed but still upright.

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