The derailment of a passenger train killed at least one person and injured 30, including 19 seriously, on Tuesday April 4 in Voorschoten, between The Hague and Amsterdam, in the south of the Netherlands, the emergency services said.
“One person died and at least thirty others were injured. Eleven people were collected from local residents, while the seriously injured were taken to hospital,” the same source said.
The train derailed around 3:25 a.m. after hitting construction equipment on the track in this village on the northeast outskirts of The Hague, the same source added.
“The seriously injured are taken to nearby hospitals” and 11 people were treated in neighborhood accommodation, the emergency services said on their website.
“Specialists are at work to secure the train,” they added. “The cause of the accident is under investigation.” The accident occurred on the railway line connecting the cities of Leiden and The Hague.