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Train Crash in South Africa Leaves 1 Dead, 240 Injured

railroadTwo passenger trains collided at a station in Denver, in the suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 28.

Authorities said one of the trains had stopped at the station when the other one crashed into it. Both trains were en-route from Pretoria to Johannesburg at the time.

A train guard lost his life in the accident while 240 people were injured. According to a statement released by state railway operator Metrorail, “Of the injured, two commuters are reported to be critical, 25 suffered serious injuries, and 213 commuters suffered minor injuries.”