Five killed, more than 10 injured as truck crashes into train in Hungary

This handout photo taken by Fire Lieutenant Krisztina Molnar shows a derailed train car after a pick-up truck crashed into a train in Mindszent, Hungary, April 5, 2022. (Photo: CGTN)

Five people were killed and more than 10 injured when a pick-up truck crashed into a train in southern Hungary early on Tuesday, derailing a carriage, Reuters reported, citing local police.

The accident happened at a crossing in Mindszent near the Hungarian-Serbian border shortly before 0500 GMT.

Five people in the truck were killed and there were injuries both among those in the truck and on the train, a police spokesperson told Reuters.