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[SELBY] – Two trains collide leaving approximately 100 injured.

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Approximately 100 people have left injured this morning following a collision between two passenger trains in the Eloff extension in Selby, south of Johannesburg.

ER24 paramedics, along with numerous other services, arrived on the scene to find both trains upright and on the tracks. Numerous people had already climbed off of the train and were walking around on the scene.

Emergency services set up a triage area and began to assess the patients. Approximately 100 patients were assessed and found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found. The patients were treated for their injuries and were thereafter transported by several services to nearby hospital.

The detail surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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