Train derails in northern Italy, one injured

Train carriages are pictured at the scene where a train derailed near Carnate, Italy August 19, 2020. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo reuters_tickers
This content was published on August 19, 2020 - 12:55

ROME (Reuters) - A local train derailed on Wednesday in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, injuring the driver, the fire brigade said.

The line, operated by rail company Trenord, connects Milan and the lake of Como, and crosses a rich and industrial area known as Brianza, northeast of Italy's financial capital.

The accident left four to seven carriages derailed close to the station of the small town of Carnate, a spokesperson for the fire brigade said.

(Reporting by Angelo Amante, writing by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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