A 70-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a train in Cape Town on Thursday morning, ER24 said in a statement.
ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said the woman was walking across train tracks in Athlone when the accident happened.
“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,” Bodasing said.
The woman was taken to hospital for further treatment.
Authorities remained on the scene for further investigations.