One person has died and many others injured after a goods train and a passenger train collided in Horizon View, west of Johannesburg this evening.

ER 24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says emergency personnel are still at the scene of the collision.

“Further assessment by emergency services and ER24 paramedics on scene show approximately 5 other patients have sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious. The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on scene and a full investigation will take place.”