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Ain: a TGV hits a motorist at a level crossing


The collision took place this Sunday, January 22 in the evening, near Bourg-en-Bresse. The driver of the vehicle is currently in hospital in an emergency.

The accident took place around 10:15 p.m., in Péronnas, near Bourg-en-Bresse, reports the daily

Le Progrès


The TGV which connects Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Paris hit a car near the Etang des Carronnières, Sunday evening January 22.

The circumstances of the accident are still unknown.

If no victim is to be deplored in the train, the driver of the car was ejected from his vehicle on the tracks.

The firefighters and the SAMU evacuated him in absolute urgency to a “

Lyon hospital

”, specifies the daily.

The 480 TGV passengers remained immobilized for several hours so that the premises were secured and the final checks carried out.

The train arrived in Paris around 5:00 am.

Source: lefigaro

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