A commuter train crashed Friday into a protective barrier at a station near Madrid, leaving almost 40 injured, two of them seriously, Spanish authorities said.
Emergency service Summa 112, from the Madrid region, initially reported that 45 people were treated and that four of them had serious injuries as a result of the accident that occurred in the afternoon, but then corrected the total of victims and said that 39 people They had been taken care of.
In a statement, the service said two people were hospitalized with serious injuries, another 11 had moderate injuries and the rest received care for bruises and anxiety.
The Spanish railway operator Renfe reported that the accident occurred at 15.37 local hours (1437GMT) at the last stop of the Alcalá de Henares station, about 40 kilometers (24 miles) east of the Spanish capital. The train was double-decked and had left Madrid.
Renfe said they were investigating the possible causes of the accident.