Police question crane operator in fatal train derailment; 7 hurt

February 23, 2016 8:50 AM

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A total of eight people were injured when an Arriva passenger train hit a crane near Dalfsen on Tuesday morning, mayor Han Noten confirmed in a press conference about the accident. Five people were slightly injured, two were hospitalized and one was killed. The police are questioning the crane operator. It is not clear if he is suspected of anything.

The two more seriously injured people were taken to the Isala Hospital in nearby Zwolle, according to the municipality of Dalfsen. The five slightly injured passengers were allowed to go home after being treated in a home near the scene, according to the local safety office Veiligheidsregio IJssella...

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