Man killed by train near Howick
Three people were seriously injured and five others being treated for minor injuries after a train at the Doorfontien station derailed, 15 June 2015. Gauteng Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng said, â€œThe accident happened after 12 midday. There were 70 people on the train and seven have minor injuries.â€ The train was travelling from Pretoria towards Park Station when the last two cabins derailed. Picture: Nigel Sibanda
The man and a friend were struck by a train, leaving his friend in a critical condition.
A man was killed after being struck by a train near Howick, in KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said the man and a friend were struck by a train near the Midmar off-ramp of the N3 highway.
The friend was taken to hospital in a critical condition. Investigations as to what had led the two men to be on the tracks were under way.
– African News Agency (ANA)