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TRAIN DERAILMENT IN SPAIN KILLS AT LEAST 80


Train Derailment in Spain Kills at Least 80

The operator of a high-speed train that derailed in Spain on Wednesday evening, killing at least 80 of its 247 passengers and injuring dozens more, is under investigation for failing to maintain a safe speed. Asecurity camera captured footage of the train hurtling around a curved stretch of track before flying off the rails, and the driver has reportedly admitted that the train was traveling at more than double the speed limit when the derailment occurred. Spain’s prime minister has declared three days ofofficial mourning in the wake of the disaster, one of Europe’s worst rail incidents in recent decades. More… Discuss

 

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