Three dead, including one child, after car crash with train in Barcelos


A car was picked up by a convoy in Barcelos on Wednesday, with the accident causing three deaths, confirmed from a source at Braga’s Districts Operations and Relief Command (CDOS). Source of INEM indicated that they are two adults and one child, although they are still unknown their ages.

The mortal victims were still in the car.

The accident occurred at a level crossing in Carapeços, between Nine and Braga. 

The alert was given at 9:48.

At the moment, there are still ongoing operations to de-escalate the victims.

In the place are the firemen of Barcelos, of Barcelinhos, the GNR and a VMER of the Hospital of Braga.