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One injured in train-truck collision in western Japan

English.news.cn   2014-09-02 11:33:42

OSAKA,Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- One person was injured after an express train and a truck collided at a railroad crossing in western Japan's Shiga Prefecture on Tuesday, NHK reported.

The accident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. local time (0130GMT) when the express train collided with the truck which stopped at a railroad crossing of the JR Hokuriku Line in Nagahama city in the western Japanese prefecture. The truck driver suffered slight injuries in the collision, which caused the derailment of part of the train, but none of some 180 passengers on board the train was hurt, local police said.

Part of the JR Hokuriku Line was forced to be closed due to the collision, according to the report.

Editor: xuxin
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