Two people die after being hit by train in Olhão

A man and a woman, both aged 69, died after being hit by a train in Quelfes, Olhão this Friday afternoon.

According to Correio da Manhã tabloid, both victims were French and were walking along the railway with their bicycles beside them when the train hit them.

CM adds that the victims were with two other people at the time of the accident, a man and a woman aged 71 who received assistance from firefighters and INEM emergency services at the scene.

Authorities were alerted to the accident at around 2.18pm.

GNR police are investigating.