The driving force of a prepare which crashed and killed 80 folks in Spain in July 2013 is to go on trial, a courtroom has dominated.
The prepare derailed and hit a concrete wall after approaching a curve at greater than double the pace restrict on the outskirts of Santiago de Compostela, within the northwestern area of Galicia.
The prosecutor is requesting four-year sentences for each the prepare driver and the top of site visitors security.
They’re accused of 80 crimes of murder attributable to gross skilled negligence, 145 crimes of harm to gross skilled negligence and one crime of harm.
A begin date for the trial has but to be set.
The investigation into the crash has taken nearly eight years, because it was extended to doubtlessly decide the tasks of different senior officers who had been dismissed.
The driving force was injured within the incident and was held in custody at a hospital whereas three days of mourning occurred within the aftermath of the crash.
Footage confirmed carriages flipped over and bursting into flames, with our bodies and particles strewn throughout the tracks.