Updated at 8:00 a.m. BJT
The passenger train crash in South Africa has killed at least 18 people and injured about 260 others, CBS reported, citing authorities.
According to Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi, the truck driver was taking chances to cross the tracks just ahead of the oncoming train.
Mthuthuzeli Swartz, acting CEO of the state-owned passenger rail agency also said that human error caused the accident.
An investigation continued.
Updated at 8:45 p.m. BJT
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