Three dead after train accident in Perseverance
Three people died after a train collided with a vehicle in Perseverance on Friday morning.
Department of transport spokesperson Unathi Binqose confirmed that three people were declared dead at the scene.
Binqose said the train collided with a vehicle at a level crossing at the Perseverance Railway Station.
He said the vehicle was dragged for 40m before the train came to a halt.
The vehicle tumbled during the ordeal until it eventually dislodged.
An inquest docket has been opened.
Police and emergency teams are still at the scene.
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