One person has been killed
and roughly 100 more injured this afternoon after two passenger trains collided
on the Tembisa line near Kaalfontein, east of Johannesburg.
Emergency services arrived
on the scene and found that the two trains had collided head-on.
EMS discovered a body lying
trapped inside the wreckage. Unfortunately, nothing more could be done and the
patient was declared dead on the scene.
Emergency services on scene
immediately set up a triage area so the patients for be effectively assessed
A final total of 242 patients were treated and
transported from the train collision in Tembisa.
Paramedics treated the
patients on scene and thereafter transported them to nearby facilities for
Local authorities were on
scene for further investigations.
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