South Africa: 4 killed in Pretoria train accident, many injured

4 people died and 620 other commuters were injured when two trains collided near Pretoria’s Mountain View train station, Netcare911 said on Tuesday afternoon.

Netcare911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst told reporters that injuries suffered ranged from minor to moderate.

“All the people have been removed. One person sustained critical injuries,” he said.

Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng said the two trains were both travelling on the same line towards Pretoria from Mabopane.