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Steam train collides with mobile home – one dead

Serious accident on the Molli-Bahn: it collides with a mobile home at an unbarred level crossing. The driver dies of his injuries at the scene of the accident, the passenger is seriously injured.

Wittenbeck – A 72-year-old was killed on Sunday in a collision between the Molli steam locomotive and a mobile home near Wittenbeck (Rostock district).

His one year younger passenger was seriously injured, said a police spokesman. But there is no mortal danger with her. The accident occurred when the mobile home wanted to cross an open level crossing. The driver was trapped and died at the scene of the accident.

Because of the St. Andrew’s cross, the driver initially stopped, the police said. For an unexplained cause, the man suddenly continued his journey and overlooked the Mecklenburgische Bäderbahn coming from the right from Kühlungsborn. There was a collision. The mobile home was torn apart. Rescue workers brought the woman to a clinic in Rostock.

According to a spokesman for the district, the mobile home was dragged along about 50 meters. As far as we know, none of the 30 passengers on the train was injured, he said. According to him, the occupants of the mobile home come from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

The bathing railway is no longer operational, reported Fengler. A rail replacement service was set up for the day between Kühlungsborn and Heiligendamm. A special crane was called in to lift the locomotive to retrieve the mobile home. dpa

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