Media reports human error may have been to blame for the train crash in Bad Aibling in southern Germany. According to police, ten people died and about 80 others were injured - many of them seriously - when two commuter trains collided head-on.
A German court has sentenced the dispatcher to over three years in jail for negligence leading to the deadly Bad Aibling train crash. The driver admitted to a series of errors, including playing a game on his cellphone.
A German minister has announced that two consecutive errors made by a train dispatcher directly caused a deadly train crash in Bad Aibling. The possibility of technical defects has now been completely ruled out.
Authorities have arrested a rail dispatcher in Germany after accusing him of allowing a fatal collision to happen because he was distracted by a video game. The crash killed 11 people in February.
Prosecutors have urged a four-year jail term for the man whose alleged negligence led to a head-on train crash. Twelve people were killed when two commuter trains collided near the town of Bad Aibling in February.
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