At least three children among 11 injured in Spanish tourist train crash

By Linsey McNeill
17/08/2022
Home » At least three children among 11 injured in Spanish tourist train crash

Spanish police are investigating a tourist train crash in Majorca which left 11 people injured, including three children, one of them seriously.

Eye-witnesses said passengers were thrown out of the train as it rounded a bend and the last carriage flipped over.

The accident happened on Wednesday afternoon in the Cala d’Or beach area in the southeast of the island.

Eight of the casualties were taken to nearby hospitals by ambulance and another three were treated at the scene.

Police said most of the injuries were minor, but one of the children was seriously hurt.

Unconfirmed reports said one of the wheels of the train touched a kerb as it rounded a bend at speed.

Police told local media they had launched an investigation into the accident.

The nationalities of those injured has not yet been disclosed.

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