The greek police has registered this Friday the larissa station to seize all kinds of Documents that help clarify the railway accident which until now has left 57 deadMostly university students.
According to the Greek media, a police team broke into the station and the office of the station master in Larissa and seized documents, audios, and other elements related to train traffic.
The search was ordered by the Prosecutor’s Office of this city, which has been in charge of investigating the exact causes that led to the tragedy.
He station chiefa 59-year-old man, was accused yesterday of “negligent homicide” and other crimes punishable with between ten years in prison and life imprisonment.
The official had already admitted on Wednesday, after being arrested, his responsibility for the error that placed the passenger train on the same track as a freight train with which he collided, according to local media.
The incident occurred shortly before midnight on Tuesday (22:00 GMT) when two trains – one with 342 passengers and 10 railway employees and another cargo with two engineers on board – collided near the town of Tempe, about 300 kilometers north. from Athens.
The railways of Greece, Hellenic Trainare operated by the Italian state company Railway of the Italian Statealthough the country’s railway infrastructures, including security systems, depend on the state company SBI.
The passenger train covered the route Athens-Thessalonikiwhile the commercial train, which probably carried sheet metal, covered the Thessaloniki-Athens route.
Half a hundred people remain hospitalized today, most of them students between 20 and 25 years of age, six of them in intensive care.
(With information from EFE)
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