A passenger train from Kyiv to Kamianets-Podilskyi collided with a freight train transporting rubble near Nihyn train station at 6:45 a.m., Censor.NET reports citing the State Emergency Service.
The freight train locomotive and two cars with rubble turned over. The locomotive and the passenger car derailed.
There were 541 people in the passenger train. Six people suffered injuries in the accident, in particular, four children. They suffered minor injuries, bruises and scratches.
The preliminary cause of the accident is considered to be the departure of the shunting train to a prohibiting signal.
The passengers were evacuated to the town of Kamianets-Podilskyi.
Images courtesy of State Emergency Service.