Two killed as train hits car

Comment on this story
IOL news dec 28 SA dec 14 news train tracks . (File photo)

Johannesburg - Two men were killed and two injured when a train hit a car outside Hotazel in the Northern Cape, paramedics said on Sunday.

Four men in their thirties were in the car when it was struck while crossing the tracks around 7.30pm on Saturday, ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson said.

One man died on the scene, the second one at a nearby clinic. The two survivors were taken to hospitals in Kathu. - Sapa

sign up

Comment Guidelines

  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

  5. Verified email addresses: All users on Independent Media news sites are now required to have a verified email address before being allowed to comment on articles. You are only required to verify your email address once to have full access to commenting on articles. For more information please read our comment guidelines