28 injured as Berlin commuter train rear-ends maintenance train

Monday, November 20th 2006, 6:36 am
By: News On 6

BERLIN (AP) _ A commuter train rear-ended a stationary maintenance train Monday at a busy station in Berlin, injuring 28 people.

The collision happened at the Suedkreuz station, south of downtown Berlin.

The cause was not immediately clear, railway spokesman Burkhard Ahlert said.

Two people were seriously injured and rushed to the hospital, the fire department said. The other 26 injured were initially treated at the scene.