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FINAL REPORT From investigation of a railway accident – a collision of a passenger train № 19205 with a car at a guarded level crossing between Krumovo and Asenovgrad stations - on November 12, 2019

FINAL REPORT From investigation of a railway accident – a collision of a passenger train № 19205 with a car at a guarded level crossing between Krumovo and Asenovgrad stations - on November 12, 2019

ON NOVEMBER 12, 2019, PASSENGER TRAIN № 19205 OF / BDZ-PP / WITH EMT № 31-005 MOTORMAN AND TRAINMASTER MOVES IN THE DIRECTION PLOVDIV - ASENOVGRAD - PLOVDIV. AT 06:44 HRS THE TRAIN DEPARTS FROM KRUMOVO STATION IN THE DIRECTION OF ASENOVGRAD. AT LEVEL CROSSING AT KM 8 + 830 EQUIPPED WITH LEVER BARRIERS WHICH ARE NOT LOWERED BY THE CROSSING GUARD ON-DUTY, AT 6:53 HRS, THE TRAIN HITS A CAR WITH A DRIVER AND TWO PASSENGERS IN IT, THEN THE TRAIN CONTINUES ITS MOVEMENT AND ENTERS ASENOVGRAD STATION.THERE ARE NO VICTIMS AS A RESULT OF THE STRIKE. TWO PASSENGERS IN THE CAR ARE INJURED.

THE CAR IS MOVED AWAY BY THE TRAIN AND COMPLETELY DESTROYED. DAMAGES ARE CAUSED ON EMT.

NO DAMAGE TO THE RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE.

THE TRAIN TRAFFIC HAS BEEN STOPPED FROM 07:11 TO 09:48 HRS FOR EXECUTION INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITIES BY THE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE AND THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR.