A major incident has been declared after two trains collided in the British town of Salisbury, leaving 17 people injured.
The crash happened on Sunday when one train hit an object in a tunnel, and the second train then collided with it due to signalling problems.
The collision occurred at Fisherton Tunnel close to London Road and involved a South Western Railway and Great Western service.
A train driver, who was trapped, was treated by paramedics. In total, 17 people were taken to the hospital.
The UK Transport Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris tweeted about the collision, saying: “I am aware of a rail incident that took place near Salisbury.
“Emergency services are on the scene and I am in close communication with Network Rail and operators.
“Our thoughts are with those affected by this serious incident.”
The fire service said they evacuated about 100 people.
Rail accident investigators are at the scene and the line remains closed.