Spain train crash: Driver formally detained by police
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (AFP) - Spanish police said on Friday they have formally detained the driver of a fast-moving train that flew off the tracks, killing dozens of people.
"He has been detained since 8pm (on Thursday). He is accused of crimes related to the accident," said Mr Jaime Iglesias, the chief of police in the northwestern region of Galicia where the accident happened.
The Spanish police have also lowered the death toll in train crash to 78, after media reports than at least 80 died.