Train accident happened in Jharkhand. A railway engine and a trolley collided on Tuesday between Nindra and McCluskeyganj railway station under Chandwa police station area of Latehar district. In this accident 3 people died and two others were injured. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
It has been told that there has been a collision between the railway engine which repairs the railway’s electricity and the trolley which checks the railway track. The railwaymen who died in the accident have been identified as Junior Engineer Prince Kumar, Trolleyman Niranjan Kumar and Rajamuni, while the injured include Shravan Kumar and another.
Trolley and engine were on the same track
In relation to the accident, it has been told that a tower wagon engine was going towards McCluskeyganj. At the same time, railwaymen were coming riding on a trolley from the front. Due to lack of coordination, both started moving in the same track. Meanwhile, due to the twist and fog, the people on the trolley did not know that the engine was also coming on the same track. By the time the railwaymen could understand something, the two collided. The collision was so severe that two employees died on the spot, while one died during treatment. The injured are being treated at Chandaw CHC.
‘Was returning after sitting in the trolley’
The injured Shravan told that all of them were returning after sitting in the trolley after finishing the work and taking the block. Eight people were aboard the trolley while the engine was heading towards McCluskeyganj. In the meantime, there was a collision.