Man thrown from moving train in Western Cape

It’s unclear how the incident happened but authorities are on the scene investigating.

FILE: It’s understood the train was going towards Three Sisters in the Northern Cape. Picture: imgkid.com

CAPE TOWN - A train commuter has been seriously injured after he was allegedly thrown from a moving train near Beaufort West in the Western Cape.

It's unclear how the incident happened but authorities are on the scene investigating.

It's understood the train was going towards Three Sisters in the Northern Cape.

South African paramedics services' Warren Cupido says, "A 33-year-old man was thrown off a train, 15 kilometres out of Beaufort West. He sustained serious head injuries, medics are on scene treating him."