Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News - 09-01-2018
At least 200 people have been left injured following a train collision at the Geldenhuys Tran Station in Germiston, Johannesburg.
It’s understood the accident occurred when one of the carriages derailed but had not overturned.
Paramedics say they arrived on the scene to find scores of commuters walking around on the scene.
ER24’s Russel Meiring says the exact details surrounding the incident is not yet known but local authorities are on the scene and will be launching an investigation into the matter.
“Paramedics and EMS set up a triage area and began assessing the patients.
Approximately 200 people were injured. Fortunately, no fatalities were found on the scene.”
Meiring says the injured the patients were transported to various hospitals in the area for further treatment.