SIX of the 13 people injured when the Manacor train was derailed on Saturday night are still in hospital.
The train went off the rails between Sineu and Petra, following a landslide which blocked the tracks. The train, the last one of the day, had three coaches and 40 people on board. The driver had time to see that part of the container wall had collapsed, but although he braked he could not stop the train in time.
The injured passengers received medical attention at the scene of the accident and were then taken to various hospitals. Seven people were discharged on Sunday morning. The uninjured passengers were ferried to their destinations in taxis, buses and other vehicles.
Public Works minister Mabel Cabrer visited the scene, and an investigation has been opened. This stretch of track was opened just over six months ago.
The train service between Inca and Manacor has been suspended indefinitely and extra buses have been put on.
Three of the accident victims, in their mid-seventies, needed psychological treatment, as they connected the accident with the bomb atrocities in Madrid.