High-Speed Train Derails

Mar 6, 2020

At approximately 0730 local time (0630 UTC) on 5 March 2020, a high-speed train with 348 passengers on board derailed near Ingenheim, located approximately 30 km (20 mi) northwest of Strasbourg. The train reportedly struck a collapsed embankment, causing it to derail. A total of 21 people, including the train operator, were injured in the crash. The train was en route to Paris from Strasbourg. French authorities have opened an investigation to determine the cause of the derailment.

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