Dozens Injured in Italian Train Wreck

ROME, Italy – As many as 50 people were injured Dec. 20 when two passenger trains collided near the Italian town of Roccasecca, located about 80 miles of Rome.

A train traveling from Rome to Campobasso crashed into a parked train in the station at Roccasecca. The stationary train was traveling from Rome to Cassino.

Crews spent some time freeing people who were trapped in the wreckage. Everyone was freed within hours of the 3:20 p.m. collision.

No one was killed in the wreck, according to published news reports.

In January, 17 people were killed when a passenger train and a freight train collided.