Swedish cleaner crashed train by accident

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The Independent Online

A woman who was suspected of stealing a train in Stockholm and crashing it into an apartment building will not face criminal charges. Prosecutors say she started the train by accident while cleaning it at a depot.

Par Andersson, a state prosecutor, said the cleaner appeared to have put the train in motion through a series of "unfortunate circumstances".

The four-car train jumped off the tracks, careered for 25 metres and crashed into a three-storey building on Tuesday. The woman, who was the only casualty, is recovering in hospital.