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The World

December 05, 1988

A commuter train slammed into another train stopped at a station in Tokyo today, killing the driver of the moving train and one passenger and injuring 92 others, authorities said. The cause of the crash was unknown, but news reports said westbound trains were running about 10 minutes behind schedule when one of them smashed into the rear of another stopped in the Higashi-Nakano station. The impact crushed parts of two cars and derailed several cars. News reports said at least 600 people were on the two trains.

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