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Deadly train crash on Danish bridge

Deadly train crash on Danish bridge

Image copyright EPA Image caption The incident closed the bridge linking the islands of Zealand and Funen Six people have been killed in a train accident on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark, police said. The bridge linking the islands of Zealand and Funen has been shut after the incident, and people are reportedly being…

Great Belt Bridge in Denmark Image copyright EPA
Image caption The incident closed the bridge linking the islands of Zealand and Funen

Six people have been killed in a train accident on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark, police said.

The bridge linking the islands of Zealand and Funen has been shut after the incident, and people are reportedly being evacuated.

No cause is yet known for the crash, but early reports suggest a passenger train en route to Copenhagen hit a cargo train amid high winds.

Emergency services are reportedly struggling to reach the train.

Tens of thousands of vehicles cross the bridge every day.

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