CAPE TOWN - At least 20 people were killed near Cape Town when a train
collided with a truck carrying farm workers at a railway crossing on Monday
All those killed were farm workers on the back of the truck, said Netcare 911
spokesman Chris Botha.
He said another three patients were in a critical condition, while three were
described as being in a serious condition. Another two people suffered minor
It was not immediately known if the train driver was among the injured,
according to a report by South African Press Association.
The truck was crossing the tracks when the accident happened shortly before 8
a.m. at the Faure rail crossing near Somerset West.