QHA - At least 35 people have been injured in a collision between two trains in western Switzerland, BBC informs.
The crash happened in Granges-pres-Marnand in Vaud canton, about 50km south-west of the capital, Bern. One of the trains involved was bound for Lausanne, about 38km to the south, while the other was travelling north from the same city. The trains collided head-on in the early evening.
The most seriously injured passengers were taken to hospital by helicopter or ambulance. Others were treated at the scene. One of the drivers of one of the trains was injured while the other one died in the incident, Swiss police said.
According to the BBC, Switzerland's rail system is believed to be one of the world's safest. A total of 79 people were killed earlier in July when a train got derailed in Spain.
An investigation into the causes of the crash is underway.