ARTICLES RELATING TO ACCIDENTS

KZN MEC praises swift response to fatal Chatsworth bus crash

2016-12-05 12:55

While three people have been killed in a bus accident in Chatsworth, several others have been saved due to the swift response by medics, and one doctor in particular, KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo says.

3 dead, dozens hurt in Durban bus crash

2016-12-05 07:50

UPDATE: Paramedics have responded to a mass casualty bus accident in Chatsworth that has left three people dead and at least 70 injured.

4 killed, 7 injured in KZN accidents

2016-12-04 14:06

Four people have died and seven were injured in two separate accidents in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend, ER24 says.

21 Chinese miners dead after being trapped for 4 days

2016-12-03 19:01

Twenty-one Chinese miners who were trapped for four days after an explosion hit their unlicensed coal mine have been confirmed dead, and four people have been arrested in connection with the disaster.

Fields Hill truck owner appears in court following 2013 mass-fatality crash

2016-11-29 13:17

The owner of a truck that ploughed into several vehicles on Pinetown's Fields Hill in 2013, killing 24 people, has made a brief appearance in the Verulam Magistrate's Court.

Security guard drops gun, accidently shoots himself

2016-11-29 11:27

A guard on patrol near a railway station has accidentally shot himself in the thigh after dropping his firearm, says a KwaZulu-Natal private security company.

Fleeing motorist plunges down Chapman's Peak Drive in early morning crash

2016-11-28 09:21

A motorist whose car plunged down Chapman’s Peak Drive allegedly sped through the toll booth without paying the toll fees.

Man killed in forklift accident

2016-11-25 10:47

A 31-year-old man has died after a forklift he was operating overturned on a farm near George, paramedics say.

2-year-old dies after electrocution

2016-11-23 19:04

A 2-year-old boy has died after being electrocuted in a residential yard in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, paramedics say.

Man killed by train in Roodepoort

2016-11-23 13:05

A man has died after he was hit by a train at the Florida Railway Station in Roodepoort, Gauteng paramedics say.

 

11 killed in Limpopo head-on collision

2016-12-05 12:54

Eleven people have been killed in a head-on collision on the N1 south near Modimolle, Limpopo police say.

4 killed in N1 crash

2016-12-04 22:11

Four people were killed and one injured when two vehicles collided on the N1 before the Kroonvaal Toll Plaza, paramedics said.

1 killed, 3 injured in Durban accidents

2016-12-03 21:10

One person has been killed and three more injured in two separate accidents in Durban.

Worker loses leg after getting trapped in machinery

2016-12-03 17:20

A 27-year-old man has sustained severe injuries after he was pulled into a machine at an industrial park in Pietermaritzburg.

Boy may lose hand after bullet explodes in it at school

2016-11-29 11:59

A 13-year-old pupil at Odensia Primary School in Odendaalsrus is in a very serious condition at the Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein after a heavy calibre bullet exploded in his hand at school.

Newtown hit-and-run suspect arrested

2016-11-28 21:50

The man believed to be responsible for knocking down a woman and dragging her under his bakkie in Newtown, Johannesburg, earlier this month, has been arrested, police say.

Former North West mayor dies in accident

2016-11-27 14:06

A car accident has claimed the life of Kaone Lobelo, a former mayor of two districts in the North West, the premier has announced.

Man crushed to death by wall during demolition operation

2016-11-24 18:05

A man has died after a wall collapsed on him in Gardens, Cape Town.

Fields Hill accident: 'Faulty' truck should not have been on the road

2016-11-23 15:44

An out-of-control truck which surged through the intersection at the foot of Fields Hill was not roadworthy.

K53 manual revamp: 'It's long overdue'

2016-11-22 07:30

The K53 manual for driver’s and learner’s licence tests is getting an overhaul, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

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