Officials in Scotland said three people were killed, and at least six others were injured on Wednesday, August 12, when a passenger train derailed near the northeastern city of Stonehaven.
READ MORE: The British Transport Police said officers were notified of the accident about 9:40 a.m. local time. Initial investigators at the scene reported the six-car train went off the track about 160 kilometers northeast of Edinburgh. The locomotive and three cars slid down an embankment.
The full extent of the incident can be seen in aerial video from the scene, with one carriage lying on its side in a hilly, woodland area near the track.
The British Broadcasting Company reported the train was traveling from Aberdeen to Glasgow when the derailment occurred near Shorehaven. It reported six people were taken to a local hospital following the accident, but their injuries were not believed to be serious.