Four killed as train and car collide

Four people were killed and one person sustained moderate injuries after a vehicle and train collided at the R500 and Carletonville crossing in Magaliesburg, Krugersdorp.

According to unofficial reports some or all of the deceaced were from the Vaal Triangle.

Annine Siddall, a spokesperson for ER24, reports that the accident happened yesterday afternoon (May 12 2018).

There was unfortunately nothing paramedics could do to save the lives of three women, all believed to be in their late 50s, and they were declared dead on the scene.

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was also declared dead by other emergency services en route to a nearby hospital.

One more person sustained moderate injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for investigations.

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