Moerlenbach - train rams car on level crossing - train evacuated from the local fire department

Moerlenbach county ( mountain road ) ( U) - was lucky today, a 39 -year-old woman with her three to five year old children from Heppenheim.

In an accident this afternoon by 15 clock , on a level crossing in Morlenbach , the occupants of the car were slightly injured . They suffered a shock. All subjects were transported to the hospital as a precaution after Heppenheim. The vehicle total loss .

With the kids in the car the woman drove on the railroad crossing on the main road 3120, into town after Morlenbach . Obviously, because of a backlog came the driver with their car on the transition to the holding and was trapped between the closing barriers .

The regional train approaching towards Fürth im Odenwald was rammed like the car at the rear. The almost fully occupied train was evacuated by the local fire department.

The woman at the car total loss . The damage to the regional train must still be determined. The railway line between Weinheim and Fürth i Odw was closed for around two hours. From 17.00 clock train traffic could roll again.

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Comment by Jan Fuchs on October 13, 2013 at 7:13pm

here a news report from the crash

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