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Austria: Two trains collide near Vienna December 22

Two trains collide at Kritzendorf, north of Vienna, on December 22; at least 17 people injured

22 Dec 06:47 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 12/22/2017, 6:00 PM until 12/22/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Vienna). COUNTRY/REGION Kritzendorf

Event

Local media reported that two passenger trains collided in Kritzendorf, approximately 18 km (11 mi) north of Vienna, on Friday, December 22. The accident reportedly occurred around 18:00 (local time). Emergency responders are on the scene and said at least 17 people were injured. Details are still emerging. Anticipate rail delays in the area.

Advice

Individuals traveling by train in the area are advised to confirm the status of their trains and allow additional time to travel.

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