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More than 100 people injured as commuter trains collide during rush hour in South Africa

  • An injured passenger is helped to an ambulance at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015.  More than 200 people were injured in a train collision in Johannesburg on Friday night, authorities said, with more injuries expected as more passengers are known to still be trapped inside the wrechage.  No fatalities have been reported. (AP Photo)

    An injured passenger is helped to an ambulance at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015. More than 200 people were injured in a train collision in Johannesburg on Friday night, authorities said, with more injuries expected as more passengers are known to still be trapped inside the wrechage. No fatalities have been reported. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

  • An injured passenger is loaded into an ambulance at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015.  More than 200 people were injured in a train collision in Johannesburg on Friday night, authorities said, with more injuries expected as more passengers are known to still be trapped inside the wrechage.  No fatalities have been reported. (AP Photo)

    An injured passenger is loaded into an ambulance at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015. More than 200 people were injured in a train collision in Johannesburg on Friday night, authorities said, with more injuries expected as more passengers are known to still be trapped inside the wrechage. No fatalities have been reported. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

  • Emergency workers gather at the scene of a train collision at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015.  A commuter train crashed into another passenger train during rush hour Friday in South Africa's largest city injuring more than 300 people, an emergency services spokeswoman said.  (AP Photo/Jacques Nelles)

    Emergency workers gather at the scene of a train collision at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015. A commuter train crashed into another passenger train during rush hour Friday in South Africa's largest city injuring more than 300 people, an emergency services spokeswoman said. (AP Photo/Jacques Nelles)  (The Associated Press)

An emergency services spokeswoman says more than 100 people have been injured in a commuter train collision in South Africa.

Johannesburg Emergency Services spokeswoman Nana Radebe said about 90 people were rushed to nearby hospitals with minor to serious injuries. She said firefighters were searching for commuters who may still be stuck inside the train cars. No fatalities have been reported.

Radebe said Friday the trains were on the same track and it appears a travelling train collided with a stationery train.

Lillian Mofokeng, the Metrorail spokeswoman for the Gauteng province, said the accident happened at rush hour between two stations, with both trains travelling from the Johannesburg city center to the township of Soweto.

Mofokeng said authorities were still gathering information about the collision.