Swedish Cleaning Woman Steals Train, Accidentally Crashes It Into Home

1. A cleaning worker for the Arriva train company stole one of their four-car trains on Tuesday and accidentally derailed it, slamming it into the side of a three-family home in a suburb outside of Stockholm.

A cleaning worker for the Arriva train company stole one of their four-car trains on Tuesday and accidentally derailed it, slamming it into the side of a three-family home in a suburb outside of Stockholm.



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2. The driver was immediately arrested for endangering the public and flown to Stockholm hospital for the injuries she received in the crash.

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3. It’s unclear how the woman got ahold of the keys to the train or why she was stealing it, but Tomas Hedenius, a spokesman for the train company told the AP that driving a train isn’t particularly difficult.

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“Generally speaking that’s possible, even if you’re not a train driver,” Hedenius told the AP. “You can read about it on the Internet, or observe how others do it.”

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