2 elderly people die after car hit by train in Hiroshima
Two elderly people were killed after the car they were riding in was hit by a train on a crossing in Hiroshima on Saturday morning.
According to police the accident occurred just after 9 a.m. on a crossing on the JR Keibi Line in Asakita Ward. TBS reported that a two-carriage train bound for Miyoshi hit the car, killing the 62-year-old woman driver and and 81-year-old man in the back seat. A 75-year-old woman in the front passenger seat was seriously injured and remains in a coma, police said.
There were no injuries among the train passengers, police said, adding they have not yet determined the cause of the collision.