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A Train Hits a Car near Deauville: One Dead

A collision between a train and a van occurred in Saint-Arnoult (Calvados) near Deauville, Sunday 21st January, 2018. The driver died.

The accident took place on Sunday 21st January at 4.03 pm, near Deauville (Calvados). A collision between a train and a  car occurred on the crossing of Saint-Arnoult.

After forcing the gate of the crossing, a utility vehicle has been caught by the train. Its driver died.

The movement of trains stopped

There were no injuries on the TER, travelling in the direction Trouville-Lisieux. An important backup system was put in place. Rail traffic was interrupted.

On Twitter, the Calvados prefecture says:

This is the third such accident in the Pays d’Auge in two months. November 2, 2017, a couple and a child were killed  in Bonneville-sur-Touques.

On the 20th December 2017, a Regional Express Train hit a car at the crossing protection level of Canapville. The driver was only slightly injured.

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