In South Africa the train hit the truck, 18 dead

At least 18 was killed when a passenger train derail in South Africa hit a truck. The health service ER24, 268 has also been injured.

The passenger train from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg crashed into a truck trying to cross the rails near Kroonstad in the countryside of the Free State area, dragged the truck for 400 meters after the collision, while 6 wagons along with the locomotive derailed, and at least one wagon was ignited by the impact. It was reported that 18 people died and 268 people were injured in the accident.

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi, according to the initial determination of the accident caused by the truck driver's fault, the driver was taken into custody, the investigation continued to be announced about the accident.

Günceleme: 20/12/2018 17:21

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