Updated 15:42, 27. 6. 2022 27. 6. 2022, 07:29 The high-speed train Pendolino collided with a shunting locomotive early Monday morning in the Czech town of Bohumín. The accident claimed one victim, Czech Radio reported. The train left for Prague. The driver Pendolina did not survive the collision, one person was easily injured on the train. In addition, four ČD Cargo employees driving a locomotive suffered minor and moderate injuries. According to Czech Radio, the operation at the Bohumín station was interrupted for about half an hour. Investigators are investigating the causes of the accident and the amount of damage. The connection with the departure at 04:59 to the Czech capital was canceled, people could use other connections. Traffic restrictions in Bohumín can last all day, said Czech Railways spokesman Petr Šťáhlavský. The passengers were evacuated. The train had a capacity of about 300 seats, people use it to travel from Ostrava or Olomouc to Prague. “If they don’t complete the trip, they will get their money back,” added Šťáhlavský.
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