Over a 100 people injured in Selby train collision

At least 100 people have been injured after two passenger trains collided in the Eloff extension in Selby in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

No fatalities have been reported.

Speaking to Ray White on The Midday Report ER 24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says two passenger trains collided in the Eloff extension in Selby in the South of Johannesburg.

READ:Prasa trains are operating illegally - Railway Safety Regulator

Our initial report from the scene states that there were approximately 60 patients which rose to approximately 100.

Russel Meiring, ER 24 spokesperson

Some reports are saying that there are exactly 112 but due to the number of services on the scene, none has been actually confirmed.

Russel Meiring, ER 24 spokesperson

Listen below to the full interview:


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