22 injured in Spain commuter train collision

Spain`s state rail company says 22 people suffered minor injuries when a commuter train crashed into another train in a station in the northeastern city of Barcelona.

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Madrid: Spain`s state rail company says 22 people suffered minor injuries when a commuter train crashed into another train in a station in the northeastern city of Barcelona.

RENFE spokesman Antonio Carmona says the collision occurred in Sants station at 10:05 am on Friday when the passenger train collided with another that was stopped.

He says 22 people reported that they had suffered bruises but that only 10 needed treatment and none was hospitalised.

Carmona says the cause of the collision is not yet known. A high-speed train crashed in northwestern Spain on July 24 killing 79 people.

PTI