Five dead, 50 hurt in busy weekend for emergency services

2015-07-06 10:29

IT was a busy weekend for emergency services in KZN as a spate of accidents left five people dead and 50 more injured.

Tragic end to friends’ ride

2015-06-27 08:21

What started as a night out with friends ended in tragedy when a car crashed into a ground-floor flat yesterday morning, leaving two of the friends dead and two critically injured.

Passenger shot in taxi

2015-06-12 17:51

A shooting inside a Cape Town taxi has resulted in it colliding with a car after veering into the oncoming lane.

Help police identify N1 hit-and-run victim

2015-06-03 17:32

Police have asked for help in identifying the victim of a hit-and-run incident on the N1 between Winburg and Ventersburg.

Third person dies after Joburg bus crash

2015-04-24 22:21

A second woman has died following a head-on collision between 2 buses in Johannesburg on Friday morning, bringing the death toll to 3.

Man critical after being hit by crane's hook

2015-04-13 18:57

A man has been critically injured when a crane's hook swung into him while on a construction site in Sasolburg, south of Johannesburg.

No decision on Pistorius charge

2015-01-28 20:14

The NPA has not yet decided whether to prosecute Carl Pistorius, brother of jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, on reckless and negligent driving charges following an accident outside Modimolle.

Bono may never play guitar again

2015-01-05 10:40

Bono from U2, who was injured in a cycling accident, has had a slow recovery and fears that he may not be able to play the guitar again.

Alberton driver was acquitted of culpable homicide

2014-10-22 15:04

The driver accused of killing three people when his truck ploughed into 48 vehicles in Alberton, has previously been acquitted of culpable homicide, the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court has heard.

Blue light driver denied postponement

2014-09-29 13:19

The Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has declined to postpone sentencing proceedings of blue light driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie, who knocked over teenager Thomas Ferreira.


Girl (11) hit and killed by car while cycling

2015-07-04 08:39

A YOUNG girl was killed when she was hit by a car while riding a bicycle on a Copesville road yesterday morning.

Block thrown off bridge causes crash

2015-06-25 10:23

A LABOUR dispute that has turned nasty between Willowton Logistics and 24 of its 200 drivers may have resulted in the deaths of three people yesterday morning.

Two killed, three injured after jumping from bakkie

2015-06-09 19:28

Two people have been confirmed dead and another is in a critical condition after they apparently jumped out of the back of a bakkie travelling on Durban's N2 highway.

Drunk driving blamed as crash kills 5

2015-06-02 10:55

ALCOHOL abuse is alleged to be the reason behind the death of five people in a car crash in Vryheid on Sunday night.

Cape Town cops probe colleague's alleged suicide attempt

2015-04-14 17:27

Cape Town police are probing allegations that one of their colleagues was attempting to commit suicide when he drove into oncoming traffic on the N1.

13 Hindu pilgrims die in bus crash

2015-04-11 11:32

Police in Kolkata say they are searching for the driver of an overcrowded bus that overturned, killing 13 Hindu pilgrims en route to a temple in east India.

US government wants airline data to prevent accidents

2015-01-09 13:09

In future the US government will require airlines to collect and analyse safety data to help spot troubling trends and prevent accidents.

Woman killed in KZN hit-and-run

2014-11-07 22:44

KZN paramedics say a woman in her 40s has been killed in a hit-and-run accident on the R61 near Uvongo.

12 injured in KZN accident

2014-10-11 20:51

Paramedics say 12 people have been injured after the minibus in they were travelling overturned on the N2 South between Ballito and Tongaat.

Ambulance assistant killed in accident

2014-08-30 14:04

An ambulance assistant has been killed and her two children injured in an accident in Vredenburg, says Western Cape emergency services.

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