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Denmark Train Accident Kills 6 and Shuts Down a Major Transit Artery

Jan 02, 2019 - The New York Times

COPENHAGEN — At least six people were killed in an accident involving two trains in Denmark on Wednesday morning, shutting down the primary artery linking the eastern and western parts of the country.

The accident occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m., as a freight train and a Copenhagen-bound passenger train passed each other on the Storebaelt bridge. But it was unclear just what happened, or how people died.

Banedanmark, which owns and maintains tracks in Denmark, told TV2 that the ro...