MOSCOW, January 3 (Itar-Tass) — A truck collided with a passenger train in the Tula region on Tuesday. According to preliminary reports, the truck driver was killed, and the engine driver's assistance was injured. He was hospitalized, the press service of the regional department of the Emergency Situations Ministry told Itar-Tass.
There were no casualties among the train's passengers.
The crash occurred near the village of Kolna, Chernsky district, at 14:48, Moscow time.
"The collision between passenger train # 188 en route Donetsk-Moscow with a KAMAZ truck occurred at the 313rd kilometer of the Moscow railway," the press service of the ministry's department for the Central Federal District said.
Two repair trains and a spare locomotive were dispatched to the scene of the accident.
The passenger train will be able resume its run at 17:30, Moscow time, according to preliminary information.