Stolen train crashes in Sweden

Sweden train crash

Credit: TV 4 Sweden via CNN

Officials say a woman stole an empty commuter train in a Stockholm suburb and drove it until it derailed and crashed into a three-story apartment building.

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TV 4 Sweden

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 11:34 AM

STOCKHOLM — A woman stole an empty commuter train from a depot Tuesday and drove it to a suburb of Stockholm where it derailed and slammed into an apartment building, officials said.

The woman was seriously injured in the early morning crash and was flown to a Stockholm hospital, police spokesman Lars Bystrom said.

No one else was injured.

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