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June 5, 1988 | From Reuters
Two trains traveling in opposite directions smashed into a truck at an unmanned grade crossing in western Poland on Saturday, killing six people and injuring seven, radio reports said. Most of the casualties occurred on the truck, which was hit by the southbound and then by the northbound passenger train.
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August 21, 1990 | Associated Press
A high-speed train plowed into the back of a slow-moving train in thick fog on the outskirts of Warsaw on Monday, killing 16 people and injuring more than 50, officials said. The force of the collision lifted the last car of the slower train off the track. The engine of the speeding train ripped through the car as it passed underneath.
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NEWS
May 20, 1988
Ten Polish soldiers were killed and 16 were injured when a military transport train crashed in the northwestern Polish town of Pila, the official PAP news agency reported. "According to initial investigations, the probable cause was derailment at a branch in the track," the news agency said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1988 | From Reuters
Two trains traveling in opposite directions smashed into a truck at an unmanned grade crossing in western Poland on Saturday, killing six people and injuring seven, radio reports said. Most of the casualties occurred on the truck, which was hit by the southbound and then by the northbound passenger train.
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September 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Two separate Warsaw-area transit accidents--one involving two streetcars, the other involving two trains--killed 12 people and injured more than 120 others Thursday, officials said. Two trolleys collided at a busy intersection in Warsaw's western Wola district shortly after 1 p.m., killing six people and injuring 74, many of them seriously, the official PAP news agency said.
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August 21, 1990 | Associated Press
A high-speed train plowed into the back of a slow-moving train in thick fog on the outskirts of Warsaw on Monday, killing 16 people and injuring more than 50, officials said. The force of the collision lifted the last car of the slower train off the track. The engine of the speeding train ripped through the car as it passed underneath.
NEWS
May 20, 1988
Ten Polish soldiers were killed and 16 were injured when a military transport train crashed in the northwestern Polish town of Pila, the official PAP news agency reported. "According to initial investigations, the probable cause was derailment at a branch in the track," the news agency said.
NEWS
September 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Two separate Warsaw-area transit accidents--one involving two streetcars, the other involving two trains--killed 12 people and injured more than 120 others Thursday, officials said. Two trolleys collided at a busy intersection in Warsaw's western Wola district shortly after 1 p.m., killing six people and injuring 74, many of them seriously, the official PAP news agency said.
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