Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland: Three killed in collision on active-open crossing

11 Aug

Three tourists from Israel were killed and five others seriously injured when the minibus in which they were travelling was hit by a train on an active-open level crossing in Wolfenschiessen, Canton Nidwalden. The accident occurred at approximately 08.40 on August 11th, 2014. There were no casualties among those travelling on the narrow-gauge Zentralbahn train.

This accident came less than three weeks after a train collided with a car at another similar level crossing in Wolfenschiessen on July 21st. On this occasion, the motorist escaped without injury.


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