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No casualties due to collision between train and car in Kobe, Japan

No casualties due to collision between train and car in Kobe, Japan

△ Picture from NHK, Japan

On the evening of the 23rd local time, a train and a car collided at the Hankyu Railway crossing in Kobe, Japan. As a result of this accident, the wheel in front of the first car of the train broke off the track. According to the Japan Broadcasting Association, no one has been injured yet.

According to Hankyu Electric Railway, at about 7:40 pm local time on the 23rd, an express train bound for Osaka Umeda Station collided with a car at the gate of Miyayamacho, Nada Ward, Kobe City. The scene of the accident was at Hankyu Rokko Station. Residential area nearby.

According to Hankyu Electric Railway, due to the accident, the wheel in front of the first car of the train broke off the track, but no passengers were injured.

According to firefighters, although the car company was seriously damaged, the people in the car had escaped without incident.

Because of this accident, the train line between Sugawa Station and Xinkaiji Station on the Hankyu Electric Railway Kobe Line was suspended. 

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