Kazakhstan: Truck driver killed in collision involving two trains

27 Nov

A truck driver was killed when the truck he was driving skidded on an icy road and onto the railway between Kondratovka and Petropavlovsk on the South Urals Railway in Kazakhstan. Footage from a surveillance camera at the active open level crossing shows a freight train just missing the truck which was then struck by a passenger train travelling in the opposite direction leaving the truck sandwiched between the trains. A number of empty freight wagons were then derailed in the accident that was reported on November 25th, 2014.

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