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Service resumed on Sunday at the Santo Domingo Metro after nine persons were injured in the frontal collision between two trains on Saturday, 16 September 2023 at around 11am along a line connecting to Santo Domingo North. There were no fatalities, but one person was hospitalized so the medics could continue to monitor the patient for 24 hours to ensure all was well.
Opret has yet to explain what happened regarding the collision of the two trains between the Gregorio Urbano Gilbert and Mamá Tingo near Villa Mella in northern Santo Domingo. Officials detained the two conductors for investigations, but these were later released. The authorities have yet to give an explanation on whether it was a system error or a human error.
A video of another day made by a Metro rider was uploaded showing a female train conductor paying more attention to her cell phone than her job. The...