Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills One Injures Three

An American family vacationing in Switzerland crashed into electrical lines while riding in a hot air balloon. The 55-year-old father died at the scene. His 55-year-old wife and their two daughters, ages 20 and 24, were air-lifted to a hospital with life threatening injuries. The pilot was also seriously injured. The family had been on […]

40 People Injured in Swiss Train Head-on Collision

40 People Injured in Swiss Train Head-on Collision

  Monday evening two passenger trains collided head-on in Switzerland, injuring at least 40, of which four had what are described as ‘serious’ injuries. The collision happened in Granges-Marnard, near the city of Lausanne, in the western French-speaking region of the country. The accident transpired about 100 meters from the station. “Many passengers were injured […]