Prisoner's unlucky escape - launched out the window of a cop car!

Bashing a window, attempting to remove his handcuffs... this prisoner does all he can to escape while travelling in the rear of cop car. His bid to escape came true in the worst way possible.

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Woman killed, 2 injured after bags of animal feed fall on them

2016-08-18 10:27

A woman has died and two others have been seriously injured after a number of large bags of animal feed fell on them at a Howick industrial park.

Major setback for Ford SA team: Rally Rangers damaged in blaze

2016-07-23 13:15

The Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ford Performance team suffered a major setback when a fire destroyed a large section of its workshop in Pietermaritzburg. Sadly, both of the team's Ranger bakkies were damaged.

N1 near Cape Town closed after truck crash

2016-07-18 10:14

A truck has crashed through a traffic island on the N1 toward Cape Town and has landed in the outgoing lane leading to the complete closure of the highway towards Paarl.

Experts to probe crash

2016-07-12 10:58

A team of accident experts has been assigned to investigate the cause of the accident that killed 11 churchgoers on Sunday afternoon.

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.

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.


2 die in Gauteng collision

2016-08-22 12:05

Two people have been killed in a collision between a bakkie and another vehicle outside Pretoria.

WATCH: Nascar driver sends crew member flying

Nascar driver Gus Dean is captured hitting one of his crew members in the pits in this shocking dash-cam video.

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Hilton College pupil dies in biking accident

2016-07-18 11:09

A Hilton College Grade 11 pupil died in a motorbike accident on Saturday.

Imbali bakkie case postponed

2016-07-14 10:57

The trial of 32-year-old Lungile Mthimkhulu — arising from the deaths of eight primary schoolchildren in an accident in Imbali last year — had to be postponed on Wednesday while the defence awaits an expert report.

New trial pain for husband

2016-07-08 13:49

Nine years after Pietermaritzburg wife and mother Lynette du Bois died in a collision with a minibus taxi, her husband faces the prospect that he might never get justice for her.

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.

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