A woman believed to be 70 years of age is in a critical condition after suffering amputations to her legs and arms after being hit by a train in Athlone, Cape Town, this morning.
It is understood that the woman was walking across the train tracks when she was knocked by the train. ER24 paramedics and other services attended to the incident.
The woman was found laying in the middle of two train tracks. She was conscious but in a critical condition. She sustained amputations to both her legs below the knees and both arms below the elbows.
She was treated and transported to hospital for further medical care. Authorities were on scene for further investigations.
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