1 dead, 9 injured as bus collides with train


The charred remains of the bus where 22 passengers met their untimely death

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An Austrian bus driver was killed and nine people were injured when her vehicle collided on Tuesday with a train in the city of Graz, the Red Cross reported.

The accident happened on a railway crossing that is not secured with gates, but the traffic lights at the intersection had been working at the time of the incident, according to the railway company GKB.

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It was not immediately clear why the bus that was piloted by the 34-year-old female driver collided with the local train.

Seven bus passengers suffered serious injuries, and two people were slightly injured.