Train driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo
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Spain train crash driver detained

The driver of a train that derailed on Wednesday killing 78 people has been formally detained, Spanish police say.

The driver, who was injured and is under guard in hospital, is accused of "crimes related to the accident".

There are reports that the train was travelling at more than double the speed limit at the time of the crash.

Christian Fraser reports.

  • 26 Jul 2013
  • From the section Europe
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