Five dead workers hit by a train on the Turin-Milan line, an investigation is underway for culpable railway disaster and multiple manslaughter. Minister Salvini announces “commission of inquiry” – video

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The Ivrea public prosecutor’s office has opened a file for culpable railway disaster and multiple manslaughter regarding the tragic accident at work which occurred at the Brandizzo station , where, along the Turin-Milan railway line, five workers died, run over by a train transit. At the moment the file is in charge of unknown persons:


According to what is learned, the victims were about to begin the replacement of some rails, when, due to causes under investigation, they were overwhelmed by a train passing by platform 1, dying instantly. From the images recorded by the station’s video surveillance cameras, the Ivrea prosecutor’s office, which is trying to reconstruct the dynamics of the incident, hopes to be able to acquire important details. The two workers who remained unharmed are currently under observation in the Chivasso hospital. In shock, the driver of the train involved who could be questioned in the next few hours:

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The train, as reported by the carabinieri, was traveling at 160 kilometers per hour and the workers were carrying out work to replace a few meters of track near the station, when the technical convoy passed, carrying a dozen wagons from Alessandria to Turin. The mayor of Turin and the president of the Piedmont Region also arrived in Brandizzo , at the site of the massacre. “We will go to the end to find out the reasons for this tragedy. An investigation has been opened as Mit: the Directorate General for railway and maritime investigations has already identified an expert in Safety and Maintenance of railway transport who, compatibly with the provisions of the judiciary, will go to the scene as soon as possible” – declared the Minister of Transport, Matteo Salvini . In this regard, we report below the links to some videos disseminated on the web:

Brandizzo, the survivors hospitalized in Chivasso: “I’m in shock” – video link:

Salvini talks about the Brandizzo train accident that caused 5 deaths – video link:

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