11 injured in KZN as train smashes into truck trailer

2016-06-17 16:22
At least ten people have sustained moderate to minor injuries after a train collided with a truck trailer on Fairdale road in Moseley Park in Pinetown. (Netcare 911)

At least ten people have sustained moderate to minor injuries after a train collided with a truck trailer on Fairdale road in Moseley Park in Pinetown. (Netcare 911)

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Durban – Eleven people were injured on Friday after a train collided with a truck trailer in Northdene near Pinetown, paramedic services said.

Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said paramedics responded to Fairfield Road in Northdene.

"On arrival, paramedics found that a train had collided with the trailer of a truck. Two train drivers, as well as nine passengers, had sustained various injuries, ranging from minor to moderate, and were stabilised on scene before being transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care they required. The truck driver was not injured."

Jamieson said it was unclear what had caused the collision, but that police were on the scene and would investigate further.

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