Update 2018-01-04 (2): Due to the ongoing fire of several train carriages after the accident, at least 12 people were killed and more than 180 others were injured.
Update 2018-01-04 (1): According to latest reports at least four people were killed and more than 40 others were injured in the train accident.
2018-01-04: On Thursday morning (04 January, local time) a train and a truck collided between the cities of Henneman and Kroonstad in the South African province of Free State. Hundreds of injured people might be possible.
Local train traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers should follow instructions by local authorities.