Report: Spanish driver freed after being charged

The driver of the wrecked train in Spain has been charged with recklessness in relation to the crash in Santiago but freed after being questioned by a judge for two hours, the Spanish media has reported.

Francisco Jose Garzon has had his passport confiscated and is required to appear in court on a weekly basis, El Mundo reported. He also has been reportedly suspended from driving trains.

The newspaper said Garzon earlier read a statement to the court in Santiago.