Evaristo Iglesias helps train driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo from the scene after the crash
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Spanish train driver before judge as victims mourned

The driver of a train that derailed near Santiago de Compostela in Spain on Wednesday is in court to hear what charges, if any, he faces for his part in the crash.

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo was been detained on suspicion of reckless homicide. It is reported he was driving at twice the speed limit in the area as the train rounded a bend.

Meanwhile, another person has died of their injuries, bringing the number killed in the crash to 79.

Robert Hall reports from Santiago de Compostela.

  • 28 Jul 2013
  • From the section Europe
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