Three injured after train collides with car in Free State

2019-04-09 08:09
The wreck of the car that collided with a train in the Free State.

The wreck of the car that collided with a train in the Free State. (Supplied)

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Three people were left injured on Sunday evening when a train collided with their vehicle at the Ferreira Crossing in Bloemfontein, Free State, according to ER24

ER24 paramedics, along with Life Healthcare and provincial services, arrived on the scene at 18:00 and found the light motor vehicle crushed against the front of the train.

The three men in the vehicle already got out and were walking around at the scene.

Paramedics assessed the driver and two passengers who had sustained minor to moderate injuries. Fortunately, there were no fatalities.

They were treated for their injuries and subsequently transported to nearby provincial hospitals.

None of the train passengers sustained any injuries.

It is unclear how the vehicle got in the way of the train. 

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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