Human error may have been to blame for the train crash in Bad Aibling in southern Germany. Ten people died and some 80 others were injured when two trains collided on Tuesday.
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.
An investigation into the Bad Aibling train crash has led prosecutors back to a mistake made by a train dispatcher. An involuntary manslaughter investigation has been opened against the 39-year-old man.
A rail collision that killed at least 10 people in Bavaria was triggered by a human mistake, said a source who saw the initial report. Two trains crashed into one another when they were riding on the same track.
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.
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