Barcelona train crash ‘injures 48’

Updated: 00:00 GMT, Jan 1, 1970 | Published: 09:24 GMT, Jul 28, 2017 |

At least 48 people have been injured, five of them seriously, after a train crashed at a station in the Spanish city of Barcelona, officials say.

The incident happened during the morning rush hour at the Francia station, in the city centre. Dozens of emergency personnel were sent to the station, with most of the injured being treated at the platform.

Reports said the train did not brake when entering the station, hitting the buffers at the platform.

The accident happened at 07:15 (05:15 GMT) with the train travelling from the village of Sant Vicenç de Calders, in the north-eastern Catalonia region