ARTICLES RELATING TO ACCIDENTS

26 injured in KZN pile-up

2014-11-24 22:32

At least 26 people were injured when a bus overturned and collided with multiple vehicles on the N3 near Escourt in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics have said.

Peters: Research into fiery crashes needed

2014-11-24 05:00

More research is needed to explain why vehicles sometimes catch fire in crashes, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

Three killed in KZN crash

2014-11-23 22:01

Three people were killed in a car accident on the N2 at Maphosa, near KwaMbonambi, KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical services have said.

7 killed in Bethlehem taxi crash

2014-11-22 20:07

Seven people have been killed and 12 injured when a taxi collided with a car near Bethlehem, Free State, paramedics say.

Seven killed as vehicles burst into flames

2014-11-22 13:49

At least seven people have died after a car and a bakkie burst into flames following a collision on the N2 near the Dokodweni toll gate in KwaZulu-Natal.

At least 6 killed in East Rand collision

2014-11-21 08:35

At least six people have died when a taxi and a bakkie collided in Tembisa on the East Rand. Emergency services found the burning taxi on its roof.

6 killed in Mpumalanga crash

2014-11-20 10:05

Six people were killed in an accident near Waverly in Mpumlanga, the provincial department of community safety says.

Two killed in Ekurhuleni crash on N12

2014-11-19 07:50

Two people have been killed in an accident on the N12 near Jet Park in Ekurhuleni, paramedics have said.

Boy killed in Krugersdorp accident

2014-11-16 22:28

A seven-year-old boy has died after being hit by a motorcycle on Maropeng Road in Krugersdorp, paramedics say.

4 killed in Bloemfontein crash

2014-11-15 22:09

Four people have been killed and one was seriously injured when the cars they were travelling in collided head-on along the N8 near the Bloemfontein Airport in the Free State, paramedics say.

Samaritan killed on Joburg highway

2014-11-15 19:17

A man, who had stopped on the M1 highway near Malboro to assist a stranded motorist, has been killed, Johannesburg paramedics say.

6 die as cars collide, burst into flames

2014-11-15 09:21

Six people have died after a car apparently travelling on the wrong side of the M4 highway in Durban collided with another car, resulting in both vehicles bursting into flames.

Zuma expresses condolences to victim's family

2014-11-13 16:27

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma has expressed his condolences to the family of a victim of an accident in which he was involved.

Expert’s evidence 'contradicts' Duduzane Zuma

2014-11-13 12:08

The testimony of an accident reconstruction expert contradicts the evidence of Duduzane Zuma regarding in what direction his luxury car turned to after hitting a puddle of water, an inquest has heard.

Duduzane case: Difficult to anticipate water on road

2014-11-12 19:51

No driver can anticipate that there will be a puddle on the road while driving, an inquest into the accident of Duduzane Zuma has heard.

Alberton truck driver case postponed

2014-11-12 11:26

A truck driver accused of three counts of culpable homicide has appeared briefly in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court.

5 kids killed in KZN incidents

2014-11-12 08:41

Five children have been killed in two separate accidents in KwaZulu-Natal, say paramedics.

Man injured after tree falls on car

2014-11-10 18:46

A man has sustained moderate injuries after an old tree fell over and hit his vehicle in Umbilo, Durban.

Road inspection to be held for Zuma's claim

2014-11-10 15:42

An inspection of the road used by Duduzane Zuma on the night he crashed into a minibus taxi will show whether it was possible for water to collect at the point he said it did, an inquest has heard.

Pedestrian killed on KZN highway

2014-11-10 09:00

A man has been killed after being hit by a car on the N2 near the Prospecton River bridge, south of Durban, paramedics say.

East Rand stage collapse: 64 hurt

2014-11-09 19:10

At least 64 people have been injured after a stage at a community hall in Elandsfontein, near Kempton Park, collapsed.

AGA miner killed in ground fall

2014-11-08 22:32

A miner has been killed in an underground accident at Mponeng Mine in Carletonville, AngloGold Ashanti says.

Cop killed in North West crash

2014-11-08 13:25

A police officer has been killed and another was injured in a car accident on the R503 road between Mahikeng and Lichtenburg, the North West transport department says.

5 killed in ambulance crash

2014-11-07 13:06

Five people have died and one injured when an ambulance and a car collided in Lebowakgomo, south of Polokwane.

Zuma crash taxi driver inconsistent

2014-11-06 16:16

A minibus taxi driver has contradicted himself about whether or not he saw Duduzane Zuma's Porsche on the night of an accident that killed a woman in Sandton, Johannesburg.

 

Zuma’s son responsible for crash death - State

2014-11-24 13:14

President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane should be held criminally liable for an accident in which a woman was killed, an inquest has heard.

Body of missing man found on beach

2014-11-23 22:01

The body of a man was recovered while another man was still missing near St Helena Bay in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

Paramedics urge caution on wet roads

2014-11-23 12:00

Paramedics have urged people to be careful when driving in the rain after a woman was critically injured when she fell off a motorcycle near Clarens in the Free State.

Man killed in Northern Cape crash

2014-11-22 16:15

A man has died after the car he was travelling in overturned on the R31 outside Kimberley, paramedics say.

4 killed in Boksburg crash

2014-11-22 08:29

Four people have died in a crash in Boksburg after a vehicle which collided with a double-cab bakkie.

Mpuma crash death toll rises

2014-11-20 21:10

The death toll of an accident near Waverly in Mpumalanga has risen to seven.

11 children die in 'overloaded' minivan in China

2014-11-19 19:46

Eleven Chinese children have been killed when an 'overloaded' minivan taking them to nursery collided with a lorry, the latest accident to fuel anger over crowded school buses.

Man dies in Pietermartizburg crash

2014-11-17 11:00

A man has died when his car spun off the road and crashed into a tree in Pietermaritzburg, paramedics say

Six killed after high-speed chase with cops

2014-11-16 20:33
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Six people have died after two cars collided during a high-speed chase with metro police officers in Durban, the KwaZulu-Natal transport department says.

2 dead in Free State head-on crash

2014-11-15 21:10

Two men have been killed when a bakkie they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck on the N5 near Harrismith in the Free State, paramedics say.

Man killed in 3-car Mpumalanga crash

2014-11-15 16:47

A man in his 30s has been killed in an accident involving three cars on the R40 in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, paramedics say.

Expert evidence should be rejected, Zuma inquiry hears

2014-11-13 16:27

The evidence of an accident reconstruction expert should be rejected, an inquest into a crash involving President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma has heard.

Expert: Advanced driver couldn't have avoided accident

2014-11-13 13:10

Even an experienced driver trained in defensive driving could not have avoided an accident on a rainy night, an expert has told an inquest into an accident involving Duduzane Zuma.

Expert: Zuma unable to control car

2014-11-12 21:24
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President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma would not have been able to control his car even if he travelled at a lower speed, an inquest has heard.

Expert in Duduzane inquest quizzed over road surface

2014-11-12 16:24

An accident reconstruction expert has been questioned about the state of the road when Duduzane Zuma's car rear-ended a minibus taxi, causing the death of a woman.

Experts to testify at Zuma’s son inquest

2014-11-12 09:46

Two experts are expected to testify in the inquest involving President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.

Car crash was tragic - Zuma

2014-11-10 22:37

An accident in Sandton earlier this year in which a woman was killed when President Jacob Zuma's son crashed into a minibus taxi she was travelling in was tragic, an inquest has heard.

Zuma did not brake Porsche

2014-11-10 17:18
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Duduzane Zuma did not apply the brakes of his Porsche after he hit a minibus taxi an inquest has heard.

Duduzane Zuma crash inquest continues

2014-11-10 12:47

An accident in Sandton in February in which a woman was killed would not have happened if President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane had not lost control of his car, an inquest into the matter has heard.

Three drown in George dam

2014-11-09 20:41

Three people, two of them children, have drowned in a dam in George, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Woman killed, 7 injured in PMB crash

2014-11-09 10:28

A woman has been killed and seven other people injured after a car crashed into the side of a bakkie in Pietermaritzburg.

Man killed in E-Rand collision

2014-11-08 18:06

A man has been killed and four others were injured in a head-on collision on Cloverdene Road in Benoni, paramedics say.

Child, 11, swept out to sea in E Cape

2014-11-07 19:10

An 11-year-old boy is missing after being swept out to sea at Kenton-on-Sea in the Eastern Cape, says the NSRI.

Lawyers to view Zuma son's crash scene

2014-11-06 21:34

Lawyers for President Jacob Zuma's son, for a taxi driver, and for a woman killed when their vehicles collided, will visit the accident scene, the Randburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

No water puddles on road, Zuma crash inquiry hears

2014-11-06 15:30

The water levels on the road were low on the night President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane smashed into the rear of a minibus taxi, an inquest in the Randburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

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