the victim died, traffic re-established
Update at 2:15 p.m.
Following the shock that occurred this Friday morning between a pedestrian and a Léman Express train, SNCF AURA services inform that the intervention of specialized teams has ended, announcing the gradual resumption of traffic between Annecy and Pringy. Train traffic was restored at midday between Pringy and Annemasse.
Despite the intervention of firefighters and a medical team from SMUR, the happy victim under the train died. According to the first elements, it would be a desperate gesture.
The driver of the Léman Express, strongly shocked, was taken care of by the medical team. The 33 passengers aboard the Léman Express who reached Geneva, unharmed, were received at their destination on board buses chartered by the local SNCF incident chief.
A dramatic accident occurred this Friday, December 3, shortly after 11 a.m., on the railway line between Annecy and Pringy, along Avenue de Brogny.
A collision between a pedestrian and a Léman Express train occurred on the track, shortly before the entrance to the tunnel, when the train was arriving from which to exit Annecy station. Alerted, help is on site. The violence of the shock lets fear the worst for the victim.
“Due to a personal accident” on the railway, train traffic is currently interrupted between Pringy and Annecy “, informed via social networks the company operating the Léman Express which” invites travelers to use the network SIBRA to travel between these two stations. “
SNCF Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes also confirmed that traffic was completely interrupted between Annecy, La Roche-sur-Foron and Annemasse, in both directions of traffic.