WATCH: Kempton park train crash – passengers injured in Kempton Park train crash. Two trains reportedly collided in van Riebeck train station between Tembisa and Kempton park. Emergency staff are attending the injured. The number of injured commuters involved in a train crash at a station in Kempton Park increased to over 300.
The passenger train accident, which left 320 commuters injured on Thursday evening, occurred when one train rear-ended another train that was faulty and stationary at Van Riebeeck Park Station in Kempton Park.
Gauteng Metrorail Spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng confirmed in a statement that 32 of the 320 injured commuters suffered serious but not critical injuries. No fatalities were recorded.
“The Metrorail train crews of both sets are also getting medical attention,” said Mofokeng.