The Croatian Prime Minister arrived at the scene of the crash Andrej Plenkovic. He confirmed that three people, including one child, died as a result of the accident, and a 11 people were injured. “Some of the injured are Croatian citizens, and there are also some foreigners,” he said.
The train collision happened on Friday around 21:30. According to Croatian media, a total of 11 ambulance teams appeared on the scene. The injured were treated at the scene of the accident, and another 11 people required hospitalization and were transported to three hospitals.
Present at the scene Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković informed journalists that the accident happened within ten minutes of the last stop on the passenger train route.
Media reports that the passenger train ran a red light and hit a freight train that stopped earlier due to a breakdown. The police determine the circumstances of the accident.