South Africa: Trains collide near Johannesburg; 300 injured
July 18 , 2015
Two trains collided near Johannesburg, injuring around 300 people, South African officials said.
The crash occurred near Booysens station, which is south of Johannesburg, the country’s largest city.
Though no deaths have been reported, some injuries are believed to be serious. While most victims were admitted to hospital, some were treated by paramedics at the scene.
The cause of the crash has not been determined. One of the trains involved in the accident got partially derailed.