Andhra trains collided as driver watched cricket on phone: Minister


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Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Saturday that the driver and assistant driver of one of the two trains involved in a fatal collision in Andhra Pradesh last year were watching a cricket match on their phone during the accident, PTI reported. The Rayagada passenger train crashed into the Visakhapatnam Palasa train on October 29, 2023, killing 14 passengers and injuring over 50 others. A preliminary inquiry into the incident had also blamed "human error" for the crash.