ARTICLES RELATING TO ACCIDENTS

5 die as 'impatient' driver crashes into car

2014-04-21 14:47

Five people, including a child, have been killed in a head-on collision on the N1 outside Ventersburg.

103 die in Easter weekend accidents

2014-04-21 10:21

At least 103 people have been killed in road accidents throughout the country over the long Easter weekend, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

Boy, 7, run over in KZN

2014-04-21 07:28

A 7-year-old boy has died after being hit by a bakkie near Kwamashu, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

Man injured after hitting memorial cross

2014-04-20 14:30

A motorcyclist has been critically injured after his bike apparently hit a metal memorial cross lying on Wilgerood Road near Ouklip, west of Johannesburg, say paramedics.

Boys, 6, die in hit-and-run

2014-04-19 22:37

Two six-year-old boys have been killed on Symphony Way in Belville, Cape Town, paramedics say.

Family injured in Gauteng crash

2014-04-19 14:00

A mother and her 1-year-old child have been left seriously injured after their bakkie overturned on the N1/N12 split in Diepkloof, south of Johannesburg.

Two 'flying' bikers caught in Joburg

2014-04-18 20:21
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Two motorcyclists have been arrested after they were caught speeding on the N1 South, said the Johannesburg metro police department.

Dangerous start to Easter long weekend

2014-04-18 16:03

The Easter weekend has had a dangerous start on the roads as a number of accidents have been reported.

24 die on SA roads

2014-04-18 11:31

Twenty-four people have died and 24 others sustained injuries on SA’s roads since the start of the Easter weekend, according to traffic reports and the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

17 hurt as truck swerves to avoid cow

2014-04-17 08:05

Seventeen construction workers have been injured after the truck that was carrying them overturned and rolled down a steep embankment when it swerved to avoid a cow on the road, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

14 hurt as taxi overturns in Kempton Park

2014-04-16 07:00

Fourteen people have been injured after their taxi overturned on the R21 near Kempton Park, Johannesburg.

Crashes on N3 toll route decrease

2014-04-15 08:32

Statistics on the N3 toll route from January to March showed a decrease in accidents and fatalities compared to the same period last year, the N3 Toll Concession says.

2 killed in KZN crash

2014-04-14 13:22

Two people have died in an accident on the N3 near Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal.

Buses collide head-on in Gauteng

2014-04-14 07:28

Two people have been critically injured after two buses collided head-on in Lenasia, according to Johannesburg emergency services.

Hospital's new lift in 10-floor 'freefall'

2014-04-11 08:50
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An investigation is to be launched after a newly-installed lift at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital went into freefall before stopping itself, leaving three people "shaken up".

Man run over by truck in KZN

2014-04-07 21:19

A man has been killed when a truck knocked him over on the N3 near Westville in KwaZulu-Natal.

3 taxis collide, injuring 20

2014-04-07 09:53

More than 20 people have been injured after three minibus taxis collided in Diepsloot, Johannesburg metro police say.

Woman killed as taxi, bakkie collide

2014-04-06 10:30

An elderly woman has been killed and 17 people injured after a minibus taxi and a bakkie collided in Bomela on the Natal south coast, paramedic say.

3 killed in head-on crash in KZN

2014-04-04 09:30

Three people have died and four others are injured following a head-on collision on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast, paramedics say.

Rustenburg driver's case postponed

2014-04-03 20:56

The case of a driver accused of killing three children when a train crashed into his car at a railway crossing has been postponed, North West police say.

Man killed as truck hits bridge on N2

2014-04-03 10:31

A man has died and another is seriously injured after the truck they were travelling in hit a bridge on the N2 near Prospection, Durban paramedics say.

Pretoria boy killed by metro cop car

2014-04-02 15:31

A metro police vehicle has knocked over and killed a Pretoria boy.

Man dies, 16 hurt in KZN crash

2014-03-31 07:49

A man has died and 16 others are injured following an accident near Etete on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast, paramedics say.

KZN boy electrocuted

2014-03-30 18:05

A boy has been electrocuted in Copesville near Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

 

1 dead, 3 hurt in head-on crash

2014-04-21 13:01

A person has been killed and three others injured in a head-on collision in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg Emergency Services say.

Man dies as car hits tow truck

2014-04-21 08:29

A man has been killed after the car he was travelling in collided with a tow truck on the R33 near Seven Oaks in Muden, KwaZulu-Natal.

5 injured in KZN crash

2014-04-20 21:54

Five people have been injured when a car they were travelling in overturned and crashed down an embankment on the R103 in Cato Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal.

3 killed in KwaZulu-Natal crashes

2014-04-20 12:32

KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say two people have been killed in a crash on the N3 near Liberty mall, while another has died after his car overturned on the N2.

Man dies in scooter crash

2014-04-19 17:02

A man driving a scooter has been killed in an accident on Marine drive, Table View, in Cape Town.

13-year-old orphaned in Bloem crash

2014-04-18 22:45

A woman, her husband and their 1-year-old son were killed in a head-on collision on the N8 in Bloemfontein.

SA faces a deadly Easter weekend on the roads

2014-04-18 18:36

The Easter weekend in SA got off to a deadly start with several reports of deaths on the roads as authorities warned of strict action against drivers breaking the law.

5 dead, 12 injured in KZN accident

2014-04-18 14:07

Five people have died and 12 others have been seriously injured in a mini-bus accident on a road between Muden and Weenen near Greytown, paramedics say.

Rustenburg driver appears for murder

2014-04-17 20:52

The case of a driver accused of killing three children when a train crashed into his car at a railway crossing has been postponed in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

Two dead in Houghton accident

2014-04-16 09:43

Two men have died after being run over by a car in Houghton, Gauteng paramedics have said.

Schoolboy dies after being hit by taxi

2014-04-15 10:01

A 10-year-old schoolboy has died after he was hit by a minibus taxi while crossing a road in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal say.

2 killed as bakkie plunges down embankment

2014-04-15 06:53

Two people were killed and eight injured when a vehicle left the road near Pietermaritzburg and plunged down an embankment.

Newborn baby, mom hit by truck

2014-04-14 12:06

A woman and her 3-week-old baby boy have been injured after being hit by a truck in Durban, paramedics say.

Bus smashes into car - 1 dead, 26 hurt

2014-04-14 00:37

A woman has died and 26 people have been injured after a bus smashed into her car from behind on the N14 in Centurion, paramedics say.

Peters: Exercise Christian values during Easter

2014-04-10 22:07
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Motorists should exercise Christian and Constitutional values when using the roads during the Easter break, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

32 children injured in KZN bus crash

2014-04-07 11:11

Thirty-two school children have been injured after two buses and a car collided on the R102 near Stranger, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

Two pedestrians killed trying to cross freeway

2014-04-06 19:53

Two pedestrians have been knocked down in separate incidents on roads in the Western Cape, SABC news reports.

School negligent in lawnmower death - probe

2014-04-05 09:19

A Soweto primary school breached safety policy when a Grade R pupil died after being run over by a lawnmower, the Gauteng education department says.

Baby strolls down N1

2014-04-03 22:34
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A 16-month-old child was nearly hit by a truck as he was walking along the N1 freeway near the Grasmere offramp.

Woman killed in Joburg crash

2014-04-03 17:56

A woman has been killed when her car collided with a taxi in Midrand, north of Johannesburg.

Man crushed by pneumatic roller

2014-04-03 07:35

A man has died after being driven over by a pneumatic roller on a construction site near Durban, paramedics say.

Teen burnt after drilling into wiring

2014-04-02 14:31

A teenager has suffered serious burn wounds after accidentally drilling into electrical wiring in a restaurant in Bloemfontein, paramedics say.

3 killed in Mpumalanga collision

2014-03-31 10:58

Three men have died and two others are injured after two cars collided on the R510 near Malelane, paramedics say.

Five die in West Rand crash

2014-03-30 22:15

Five people have died and another has been critically injured after their car overturned in Kromdraai, west of Johannesburg.

Seven killed in Free State crash

2014-03-30 16:58

Seven people, including a one-year-old, have been killed and four others were injured after a Toyota Fortuner and a truck collided in Bloemfontein, paramedics say.

 
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