Samastipur, January 16: In a major rail accident reported from Samastipur in Bihar, five people were killed after a severe collision between a train and a bullock-cart on Thursday, January 16. Two people were also injured in the mishap. According to news agency ANI, the incident took place near Hasanpur Road railway station between Samastipur-Khagaria railway block. Mumbai-Bhubaneswar LTT Express Derails Near Salagaon in Odisha After Hitting Goods Train.
According to reports, people on the bullock cart were crossing the railway tracks without noticing the passenger train. The collision was so massive that it flew away the bullock cart. Both bulls pulling the bullock cart were also seriously wounded. ‘Fog PASS Device’, a GPS-Based Equipment, to Help Motormen Avoid Train Delays in Foggy Weather During Winters.
Bihar: 5 people killed, 2 seriously injured, after a train collided with a bullock-cart near Hasanpur railway station in Samastipur-Khagariya division
— ANI (@ANI) January 16, 2020
Earlier today, eight coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed in Odisha's Cuttack near Salagaon and Nergundi stations after the train hit a goods train. In the incident, 40 people were injured. All injured people were admitted to the nearby hospitals.