ARTICLES RELATING TO ACCIDENTS

Prasa must impose 'severe' consequences to avoid further accidents - Peters

2017-02-21 11:33

Prasa should impose "severe" consequence management measures following a head-on collision between two passenger trains at the Rosslyn station, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

Pretoria train crash injured now number over 200

2017-02-21 09:30

The final figure of the number of people injured when two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided head-on at the Rosslyn station is currently at 216, Metrorail has said.

100+ people injured as train coaches collide in Pretoria

2017-02-20 20:31

More than 100 people have been injured in a train accident in Rosslyn train station in Pretoria.

Pregnant woman dies after jumping from car in Durban

2017-02-20 19:33

A seven-months' pregnant woman died after she jumped out of parked car in Pinetown.

Aspiring seaman 'died a hero' in Durban gas leak

2017-02-20 17:20

The family and friends of a 21-year-old navy seaman who died while trying to rescue three workmen overcome by gas in an underground pit in Durban have described him as a selfless hero.

Durban man killed by train

2017-02-20 12:11

A Durban man has died after he was hit by a train in the city centre, paramedic services say.

Boy drowns in trench in Free State township

2017-02-17 22:25

A six-year-old boy has drowned in a trench dug during a now-abandoned sanitation project which has been marred by irregularities and lack of money, in a Free State township.

Methane gas leak responsible for deaths - SANDF

2017-02-17 18:12

The South African National Defence Force has established that a methane gas leak caused the death of six people at the Durban Naval base.

6 dead, 26 hospitalised after Durban naval base 'freak' accident

2017-02-17 14:30

Paramedics say three of the people who died in a "freak accident" at the Durban naval base are army officials while the other three are civilians.

Workers rescued after 10m fall in reservoir

2017-02-14 22:29

Two construction workers survived a 10-metre fall into a reservoir in Orange Farm after a scaffolding collapsed.

 

Dozens injured in Pretoria bus crash

2017-02-21 10:38

At least 77 people have been injured after two buses collided on Moloto Road in Pretoria, paramedics have said.

Over 100 hurt as trains collide head-on in Pretoria

2017-02-20 22:15

Two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided head-on at the Rosslyn station during peak hour, injuring over 100 people, Metrorail and paramedics have said.

Alleged housebreaker dead, cops injured in car crash

2017-02-20 19:33

A man allegedly involved in an attempted housebreaking died, and a number of police officers have been injured during a collision in Muizenberg.

Metal object from tractor kills Mpumalanga farmworker

2017-02-20 18:46

A farmworker has been killed while using a tractor to cut grass on a farm near Secunda, Mpumalanga paramedics say.

Inquest opened into Icelandic tourist's Table Mountain death

2017-02-20 14:20

An inquest has been opened after the body of a teenager from Iceland was found on Table Mountain, according to Western Cape police.

2 women dead in Pretoria crash

2017-02-18 14:36

Two women have died in a car crash that has caused traffic delays in sections of the N1 in Pretoria.

21 Navy officers released after Durban 'freak accident'

2017-02-17 20:20

Twenty-one SA Navy personnel have been released from hospital after they tried to save six people killed by a methane gas leak at the Durban Naval base, a spokesperson said.

SANDF members died trying to help 'screaming' contract workers

2017-02-17 15:26

The three South African Defence Force members who died in a "freak accident" at the army’s naval base in Durban, were trying to rescue three contract workers screaming for help.

6 men die in freak accident at Durban harbour

2017-02-17 13:39

Six men have been killed and several others injured in a freak accident on Bayhead Road in the Port of Durban, paramedics say.

Children injured after vehicle crashes into traffic light

2017-02-14 09:26

More than a dozen schoolchildren have been injured in KwaZulu-Natal after the light delivery vehicle they were travelling in to school lost control and crashed into a traffic light, paramedics have said.

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