At least four people have died following a train accident in Kroonstad, Free State, when a train collided with a truck and car on the tracks on Thursday morning.
About 100 people are believed to be injured.
The patients are currently being treated on scene and will be transported to nearby hospitals for urgent treatment.
According to reports, the train was travelling from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg.
Pictures of the early train collision between Hennenman and Kroonstad, FS. Services are still on scene. @ewnupdates @eNCA @_ArriveAlive @jour_maine @SABCNewsOnline @OFM9497 @JacaNews @News24_SA pic.twitter.com/yTyO2NYYMt— ER24 EMS (Pty) Ltd. (@ER24EMS) January 4, 2018
Four people have died and around 40 have been injured in a collision involving a train and a truck in Kroonstad in the Free State. Footage from @seunZile. Calling all emergency service providers to help @Rail_Safety @Shosholoza_Meyl @SAPoliceService pic.twitter.com/oQEsyLAkws— Namola (@NamolaApp) January 4, 2018
Emergency services are on the scene where a passenger train burst into flames after colliding with a truck between Hennenman and Kroonstad in the Free State. Multiple injuries reported. @Abramjee pic.twitter.com/XELabRpFJh— #MakeSASafe (@MakeSAsafe) January 4, 2018