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Metro Derails In Chile, Crashes Into Building

Santiago, Feb 9:  A subway train that was being tested following repairs derailed and crashed into a building in the Chilean capital Santiago on Wednesday morning. Subway manager Alvaro Caballeros told reporters: "We absolutely regret

India TV News Desk [ Updated: February 09, 2012 11:25 IST ]
metro derails in chile crashes into building
metro derails in chile crashes into building

Santiago, Feb 9:  A subway train that was being tested following repairs derailed and crashed into a building in the Chilean capital Santiago on Wednesday morning.


Subway manager Alvaro Caballeros told reporters: "We absolutely regret this incident which happened this morning at our repair workshop in Lo Ovalle (an area in Santiago) and the damage we caused at this private condominium."

There were no injuries besides the train driver who had minor bruises, although at least six cars were damaged - including one which was crushed beneath the train.

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