Woman dies after jumping from KZN train

2012-04-29 16:17

Johannesburg - A woman was killed and another seriously injured when they jumped from a moving train near Ballito on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast on Sunday, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the mother and daughter tried to jump from the moving train at the Compensation Station at around 08:00 when disaster struck," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

The mother died on the scene.

"Her daughter sustained serious injury and after medics stabilised her on scene, they transported her to an area hospital for the care that she required."