Several people hurt after train hits terminus barrier in Athens 2

Several people were injured on a train near Athens after it failed to stop in time before hitting a barrier at an overground terminus station.

The train hit the barrier at Kifissia station, 17.5 kilometers northeast of Athens.

According to authorities, at least eight people sustained minor injuries. They are either elderly or passengers who were standing during the crash.

The train station of Kifissia remains closed.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident.