KTX train carrying 245 people collides with wild boar… Delay of more than 1 hour

Yesterday evening (29th), a KTX train heading to Seoul collided with a wild boar. There were no casualties, but train service was delayed for over an hour.

This is reporter Jo Yun-ha, reporting on the incident overnight.


On the train heading from Pohang to Seoul, an announcement is made announcing the suspension of service.

[Our train is unable to move due to a collision with a wild boar and a piece of metal is caught in the bottom of the train.] It

is expected to take about 60 minutes or more.

Yesterday evening, at around 7:10 PM, a KTX스포츠토토 Sancheon train running near Angang Station in Gyeongju collided with a wild boar.

[Song Hyun-mi/Train passenger: It felt like stones were hitting the side of the train. I felt like the train car itself was shaking slightly. [There was a lot of noise.]

Due to the sudden collision, the train came to an emergency stop, and was stopped for over 1 hour and 10 minutes before resuming operation around 8:30 p.m.

There were 245 passengers on the train at the time of the accident, and they transferred to another train and departed for Seoul around 9 p.m.

Red-hot flames rise into the sky from the bare bones of the building.

Yesterday evening, around 8:20 PM, a fire broke out in an agricultural machinery storage warehouse in Jeoksang-myeon, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do and was extinguished in about 40 minutes.

The warehouse was empty at the time, so there were no casualties.

Yesterday evening, around 7:40 p.m., a fire broke out on a 9-ton fishing boat in the sea about 18km southwest of Hongdo, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do.

There were a total of 20 people on board the ship, and the captain, who saw smoke, put out the fire with the crew and no one was injured.






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