Truck’s engine stopped at the railways which caused a collision
Yakutia 24 TV channel: A cargo train collided with a stalled timber truck in the republic.
The incident occurred on March 22, at 03.15 Yakut time. “The locomotive driver applied emergency braking, but the blow could not be avoided. There are no victims. There are minor damages to the locomotive and timber trailer,” says Yakutia Railways office.
As specified by the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate, the driver of the KrAZ car carried out the transportation of energy wood. When the railroad tracks crossed the car, the engine suddenly stopped. For some time, the driver tried to fix the breakdown, but, noticing an approaching train, left the car.
The consequences of the accident were eliminated within 1,5 hours , the accident did not affect the train schedule. In connection with the incident, law enforcement officers, together with the railway, are checking and ascertaining the causes of the accident.