Train crash driver 'discharged from hospital'

Francisco Jose Garzon is led away from the crash after the accident Credit: REUTERS/Oscar Corral

Spanish train driver Francisco Jose Garzon has been discharged from hospital and taken into custody, said interior minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz.

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Driver admits breaking limit

The driver of the train that derailed in northwestern Spain, killing 79 people, has admitted he was traveling at twice the speed limit when he approached the treacherous turn.