Train collision leaves two critical

Brakpan - Ekhuruleni emergency services have confirmed a train crash, involving two goods trains in Brakpan, this afternoon.

Spokesman Willian Ntladi said one of the trains was transporting a full load of cement and collided head-on into another goods train that was empty.

Four people were hurt in the accident, two of whom are in a critical condition. All patients were taken to hospital.

Ntladi said the cause of the crashe would be investigated.

He said the scene was cordoned off, pending recovery of the debris, but the passenger line between Brakpan and Springs was still operational and would transport commuters to the Brakpan Train Station.
 

COMMENTS Discussion Policy

SECTIONS Top Stories South Africa Africa World Money Sport Life Technology Opinion
SHOWS Africa 360 Against All Odds CheckPoint Chester Missing Earth Watch Late Nite News Maggs on Media Tech Report The Justice Factor Winners and Losers
ABOUT About Contact Work with us News Team Privacy Policy Press Releases Licensing Discussions Policy Advertise on eNCA.com
WATCH US ON Livestation DSTV 403 e.tv africa Sky eNews Prime Time eNuus Kyknet
FOLLOW US ON Youtube