freight train was
injured this Monday after
with a rock and derailed at the entrance to the Robledo tunnel
when it was circulating in the
on the ramp of the
port of Pajares
has forced to cut the rail traffic between Asturias and León
, a situation that could last more than 24 hours.
As reported by the Principality Emergency Service (
, the convoy was
carrying metal coils
, and after derailing, it collided with one of the tunnel fans at whose entrance the locomotive was placed while the remaining five wagons were left outside. .
The injured man, a 60-year-old man, presented, at the expense of further tests and until further medical evaluation,
polyconusions with a reserved prognosis
and, after being treated at the scene of the accident by a medical team, he was transferred to Hospital Álvarez Buylla, in Mieres, according to the data provided by the Urgent Medical Attention Service (SAMU)
The driver had to be released by SEPA firefighters who, in coordination with the medical team, cut the access door to the machine and the seat after opening a gap with the separator and managed to free the driver who was trapped against the dashboard.
The 112 Asturias Emergency Coordination Center
received the notice at 5:54 a.m.
and established a meeting point in the town of Puente de Los Fierros from where ADIF personnel transferred firefighters, toilets and equipment to the accident site.
At 8:35 a.m., the firefighters confirmed that they had released the driver and, with the help of a manual ADIF machine, he was transferred after stabilizing him to
Puente de Los Fierros
where a mobile UVI awaited him.
According to ADIF, the work to restore circulation on the one-way track could last for more than 24 hours and
Renfe has established an alternative
for passengers on the trains affected by this incident.
This is the
second railway cut that occurs in recent days between the Principality and the Plateau
after another was recorded on Friday due to the
derailment of a freight car
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