Pretoria train crash

 
 
 
  • Two passenger trains collided at Kalafong station in Pretoria. (Chris Botha, Netcare Limited)
  • Emergency workers inspect the scene of a collision between two passenger trains near Pretoria. (AP)
  • A passenger is attended to by paramedics at the scene of a collision between two trains near Pretoria. One train ran into the back of a second train critically injuring the train driver. (AP)
  • (AP)
  • Metrorail said cable theft was the cause of the accident. (Chris Botha, Netcare Limited)
  • (Chris Botha, Netcare Limited)
  • (@MedixGauteng via Twitter)
  • Around 17 rescue vehicles are on the scene of a train accident in Pretoria, while a helicopter has been dispatched to help the critically injured driver still trapped inside. (ER24, Twitter)
  • Two passenger trains collided at Kalafong station on Thursday morning. (Liela Magnus, Twitter)
  • Around 20 people were injured in the collision, Metrorail’s spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng told News24, with Chris Botha of Netcare 911 estimating the number at closer to 70.(Liela Magnus, Twitter)
  • The line between Cor Delfos and Saulsville was closed due to the accident. (SABC News, Twitter)
  • (Piet Matipa, Twitter)
  • (Piet Matipa, Twitter)
  • (Alet Pretorius, Twitter)