Swiss trains collide head-on; 35 hurt

AFP-JIJI

Two trains collided head-on Monday in western Switzerland, injuring 35 passengers, at least five of them seriously, police said.

The accident happened in Granges-pres-Marnand shortly before 7 p.m., according to regional police. Frantic efforts continued early Tuesday to free one of the drivers, with whom there had been no contact since the crash.