Tangier: 6 dead and 14 injured in an accident between a train and a minibus

The accident happened early this morning between a goods train that connects with the port of Tangier Tanger Med and a mini van.

Six people were killed and another 14 were injured this morning in a railroad accident at a guarded crossover near Anjra.

The national railway company ONCF said in a statement that the accident took place when the train hit a minibus 05:15 to those workers. Witnesses told news website Le360 that the minivan the signaling of the crossover is not respected. Instead of stopping, drove the vehicle at full speed while the train passed.

The wounded were evacuated to the Mohammed V hospital in Tangier.

An investigation has been opened by the police to determine the exact circumstances of the accident.