Wednesday, October 5

Several passengers of a train, injured when stopping the convoy and leaving the wagons when seeing the Bejís fire nearby

Several passengers on a Renfe train that covered the route between Valencia and Zaragoza on Tuesday afternoon were injured when leaving the wagons when the convoy stopped its march between Masadas Blancas and Barracas to return to Caudiel due to the proximity of the fire of Bejis.

As Renfe sources have informed Europa Press, when the train stopped due to the proximity of the fire and with the intention of returning to Caudiel, between the moment of the stop and the setback, some frightened travelers decided to leave the convoy and have left their wagons, which they have re-entered when they saw the proximity of the fire. The same sources assure that some have broken the windows to get out.

The driver asked the passengers not to get off the train and quickly moved to the rear cabin to go back to Caudiel, which has prevented more personal injuries from being recorded, since the passengers who remained inside have not been injured. wounded, have detailed the same sources.

Some travelers have suffered burns and are being treated by the health facilities posted to the Caudiel station. As sources from the Ministry of Health have informed Europa Press, two SAMU, a medical helicopter and several TNAs have traveled to the place.

The incident has affected a Media Distancia that covered the route between València Nord/Zaragoza Miraflores, departing at 4:22 p.m. from the capital of Túria. Circulation has been suspended on the line and road transport has been planned for passengers.

As Renfe explains on its social networks, the Media Distancia 18506 has returned to the Caudiel station, where it has been parked while waiting for alternative means. The company is collaborating with the Civil Protection services to care for the injured.

Adif reported in mid-afternoon the interruption of circulation between Masadas Blancas and Barracas –on the Teruel-Sagunt line– due to a fire near the road.