A dozen people were “seriously injured” and fifty other “slightly injured” today in an accident TER Cres, east of Montpellier (Hérault), according to rescue AFP.
the train, which was flying between Nimes and Montpellier, struck a tree fell on the track after being uprooted during a heavy hail storm that hit on Montpellier Herault early afternoon, said the rescue. The injured are in a state of “emergency or absolute,” they added.
“A height of Lunel to 3:45 p.m., a TER crashed to 140 km / h a fallen tree on the way following storms of unprecedented violence in the region, “said SNCF. “Firefighters and police are on site, access is very complicated, especially with large hail,” added the railway company.