and head-on collision between two trains left at least 17 were injured this Sunday at northwestern Italy.
The accident, which caused great concern in the area, occurred between a Frecciarossa high-speed train and a regional train on the Bologna-Rimini line, between Faenza and Forli.
The Trenitalia company reported that the incident happened at 8:20 pm on Sunday and that the rescue operations have ended.
The accident caused “minor cuts, bruises. No serious damagebecause the collision occurred at low speed,” the company said.
They also stated that the RESEARCH REVEALS to understand the causes of the accident.
For his part, the mayor of Faenza, Massimo Isola, explained that after the initial fear, the emergency teams were able to control the situation. “Fortunately the injured are fine and no one suffered serious consequences because the impact was relatively mild,” he explained.
Along the lines, he added: “Our civil protection teams are on site while Trenitalia is taking steps with another car in the region to load the stranded passengers of the vehicle involved in the accident”.
The Italian government has requested reports
For his part, the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Matteo Salvini, said that “he follows closely what happened in the province of Ravenna, where the collision between the trains took place.”
“The minister demanding accurate reports in the conditions and assistance of the injured, even if they are minors, to protect all passengers for the completion of the trip, to quickly identify the causes and possible responsibilities,” they said in a statement.