VI-20170818-59544-ZAF – Vehicle Accident – South Africa – Africa

At least ten people suffered minor to moderate injuries when a train carriage derailed near Bellville station in Cape Town on Friday morning. Emergency services provider ER24 said that at about 8.15am, paramedics from ER24, Metro EMS and Rescue Services, police, as well as other services, arrived on the scene. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said: "Five passengers were found near the platform and another five were found on the far side of the tracks. Upon assessment, paramedics found that they sustained scrapes and bruises while one person sustained a moderate injury to her knee." The ...

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