Durban train crash leaves 12 injured


Two trains at the Berea Road railway station in Durban have collided, leaving 12 people injured, including the drivers.

Twelve people have been left injured after two trains collided in Durban. (Gallo)

Twelve people were injured when two trains collided at the Berea Road station in Durban on Friday morning, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) said.

Two of the injured were the drivers of the trains, Prasa's KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson Isabel van der Westhuizen said.

"They all suffered minor injuries."

The cause of the accident was unknown and would be investigated.

Paramedics said one passenger was critically injured while others sustained moderate injuries in the crash around 8am.

They were treated on the scene and taken to various hospitals, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said. – Sapa


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