4 die after train hits parade float

Comment on this story
iol pic wld Veterans Parade-Train AP A flatbed truck carries wounded veterans and their families during a parade before it was struck by a train in Midland, Texas.

Washington -

A train crashed into a parade float carrying veterans in the US state of Texas on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17

others, local media reported.

The float was carrying veterans and their wives as part of the annual Show of Support parade in the town of Midland, the Midland Reporter-Telegram reported, citing city officials.

According to the newspaper, 10 of the injured are in critical condition. Seven are in stable condition. - Sapa-AFP


sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.