In this Feb. 9, 2016 file picture rescue personnel stand in front of two trains that collided head-on near Bad Aibling, southern Germany. Prosecutors said at a pressconference Tuesday Feb. 16, 2016, they believe the…
Eleven people died and scores were injured when two commuter trains slammed into each other on a single-line track near Bad Aibling, 60 kilometers (40 miles) southeast of Munich.
Chief prosecutor Wolfgang Giese says his office has opened a criminal investigation against the 39-year-old dispatcher.
Giese said at a news conference on Tuesday that according to investigators “had he (the dispatcher) behaved according to the rules the trains would not have collided.”