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Denmark train crash: Six dead after accident on bridge in 'severe storm'

January 2, 2019 9:28 AM
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SIX people died in a train crash in Denmark after being reportedly hit by objects fallen from a freight train during a storm.

The deadly accident took place on the Great Belt fixed link between Zealand and Fyn, Denmark's two major islands, on Wednesday at approximately 7am GMT (8am local time), train operator DSB said. Eight more people are believed to have been injured, according to Danish broadcaster TV2. The passenger train had departed from Odessa earlier in the morning and was heading towards the Danish capital, Copenhagen, at the moment of the crash.


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