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At least 16 injured in train crash in Switzerland

  • In this picture taken May 20, 2016 and provided by Bern police  a damaged Austrian bus stands on the road  after it crashed with a train at a railroad-crossing near Interlaken, Switzerland. Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern. Police said in a statement Saturday May 21, 2016  that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing.  (KANTONSPOLIZEI BERN via AP)   -MANDATORY CREDIT - NO SALES

    In this picture taken May 20, 2016 and provided by Bern police a damaged Austrian bus stands on the road after it crashed with a train at a railroad-crossing near Interlaken, Switzerland. Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern. Police said in a statement Saturday May 21, 2016 that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing. (KANTONSPOLIZEI BERN via AP) -MANDATORY CREDIT - NO SALES  (The Associated Press)

  • In this May 20, 2016 picture provided by police in Bern, Switzerland  a damaged train waits   after it crashed into an Austrian bus at a railroad-crossing near Interlaken, Switzerland. Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern. Police said in a statement Saturday May 21, 2016  that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing.  (KANTONSPOLIZEI BERN via AP)   - MANDATORY CREDIT , NO SALES

    In this May 20, 2016 picture provided by police in Bern, Switzerland a damaged train waits after it crashed into an Austrian bus at a railroad-crossing near Interlaken, Switzerland. Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern. Police said in a statement Saturday May 21, 2016 that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing. (KANTONSPOLIZEI BERN via AP) - MANDATORY CREDIT , NO SALES  (The Associated Press)

  • In this picture taken May 20, 2016 and provided by Bern police  a damaged Austrian bus stands on the road  after it crashed with a train at a railroad-crossing near Interlaken, Switzerland. Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern. Police said in a statement Saturday May 21, 2016  that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing.  (KANTONSPOLIZEI BERN via AP)   -MANDATORY CREDIT - NO SALES

    In this picture taken May 20, 2016 and provided by Bern police a damaged Austrian bus stands on the road after it crashed with a train at a railroad-crossing near Interlaken, Switzerland. Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern. Police said in a statement Saturday May 21, 2016 that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing. (KANTONSPOLIZEI BERN via AP) -MANDATORY CREDIT - NO SALES  (The Associated Press)

Swiss police say at least 16 people were injured when a high-speed train crashed into a bus in Interlaken near Bern.

Police said in a statement Saturday that the accident happened Friday night at a railway crossing.

The statement said that 16 people were taken to surrounding hospitals but that it was not yet clear how severely they were injured.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.