ARTICLES RELATING TO ACCIDENT

Elderly couple among six killed in weekend crashes

2016-06-13 11:56

An elderly couple were killed by a stray trailer filled with molasses that had become uncoupled from its horse.

12 tips: How to deal with tow trucks and SA police

2016-05-25 09:58

Tow trucks are often the first to arrive at the scene of a crash but are you aware of your rights? Here are 12 tips for dealing with tow truck operators in South Africa.

Pregnant woman among two killed in head-on collision

2016-05-24 09:28

Two people were killed and 20 were injured in accidents in Pietermaritzburg and Howick on Monday morning.

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WATCH: Truck overturns, leaves trail of destruction

A dashcam captures the moment a truck overturns on the Tappan Zee Bridge, a cantilever bridge in New York, crossing the Hudson River at one of its widest points.

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Townhill crash kills three

2016-05-16 12:53

Tributes poured in on social media over the weekend after a crash left three young Pietermaritzburg men dead on Friday evening.

Big loss for Copesville

2016-05-04 08:32

A father and sons’ day out fishing at the dam turned tragic when ‘good Samaritan’ Jonathan Govender (36) died in an accident on Monday evening.

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WATCH: Video shows KZN truck fire that killed two

Two people were killed and at least seven others injured when a truck collided with construction vehicles, and caught fire, on the N3 near the Peter Brown off-ramp in Pietermaritzburg on Monday.

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Doctor among dead as vehicle plunges into Duzi

2016-04-18 13:31

A local doctor and two other people were killed when the car they were travelling in plunged into the Duzi River early on Sunday morning.

Emotional farewell to crash victims

2016-04-18 11:02

Tears and sobs broke out as the coffins carrying four of the seven people killed in a horrific taxi accident on Sweetwaters Road last week were carried to the Siyanda High School sports field, where a mass funeral was held at the weekend.

Many hopes cut down

2016-04-13 09:58

One of the victims of Monday’s horror taxi accident, which claimed the lives of seven Pietermaritzburg residents, was on her way to write her college exams when she died.

 
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WATCH: Lucky rider escapes certain death

This rider escaped serious injury after driving through a collision between two cars and came out the other side unscathed. Lucky? There's no other word to describe it.

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Lucky escape for pupils in bakkie

2016-05-25 09:44

Eleven pupils were lucky to escape with injuries alone after the bakkie in which they were being transported collided with a truck on Tuesday morning in Edendale.

Two killed, six injured in weekend road accidents

2016-05-23 09:35

Two men were killed and six others injured in a series of accidents on roads in and around Pietermaritzburg at the weekend.

School bakkie crash: driver pleads not guilty

2016-05-17 11:40

The driver of the bakkie that crashed and killed eight children last year has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of culpable homicide.

Contractor falls to death at sugar mill

2016-05-11 10:00

An Illovo Sugar Mill contract worker fell to his death through the roof of a pump station on Monday afternoon.

Truck driver killed, man injured in another N3 crash

2016-04-28 09:39

Another life was claimed on the N3 at Townhill and the road was once again closed on Tuesday night when a truck crashed over a barrier and rolled several metres down an embankment.

Doctor killed in crash hailed a ‘selfless man’

2016-04-20 11:52

Pietermaritzburg doctor Lesego “Les” Chokoe, who died at the weekend in a car crash, has been hailed as a selfless man who had family values at heart.

Heathcote’s boyfriend was planning on proposing to her

2016-04-18 12:03

The boyfriend of Taryn Heathcote, who died in an accident on Friday, planned to propose to her this coming weekend.

Five illegal miners die in blasting accident at KZN mine

2016-04-17 18:00

Five people have died in a blast during illegal mining activities at the Klipwal Mine in KwaZulu-Natal while eight others escaped; three were later arrested.

Horrific taxi crash kills seven

2016-04-12 13:50

Screaming for help, frantic taxi passengers tried to climb out of a run-away taxi’s windows moments before it crashed in Sweetwaters Road on Monday morning, killing six people instantly.

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