GERMISTON. – ER24 reported that approximately 200 people have been left injured this morning following a train collision at the Geldenhuys Tran Station in Germiston, Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics, along with various other services, arrived on the scene to find scores of commuters walking around on the scene. Upon closer inspection, paramedics found that one of the carriages had derailed but had not overturned. Paramedics and EMS set up a triage area and began assessing the patients. Approximately 200 people were assessed and found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no fatalities were found on the scene.
Once the patients have been treated, they will be transported to various hospitals in the area for further treatment. The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on the scene and will be launching an investigation into the matter. Russel Meiring – ER24 Spokesperson.