Man killed by chainsaw while cutting tree

2016-10-27 21:05

A man has been killed after he lost control of a chainsaw while working on a plantation outside Tzaneen, paramedics say.

British tourist dies after North West hot air balloon crash

2016-10-26 18:11

A British tourist who was one of three people seriously injured when a hot air balloon crash-landed near Hartbeespoort, has died in hospital.

2 children 'miraculously' survive Australia theme park tragedy

2016-10-26 11:36

Two children had a 'miracle' escape when a raft flipped at an Australian theme park killing four adults, police have said, as claims have emerged that safety concerns had been raised at Dreamworld last year.

Hot air balloon crashes in North West

2016-10-25 12:49

A hot air balloon carrying at least 14 people has crashed near the Buffelspoort dam in the North West, critically injuring an adult and a child.

Gauteng train crash injures more than 200 injured, 1 dead

2016-10-24 20:26

More than 200 people have been injured in a train collision in Tembisa, say paramedics.

Victims trapped in car after horror crash

2016-10-23 22:32

Two people have died and one person was left with minor injuries during a head on collision on the N2 Tugela Bridge on Sunday, IPSS Medical Rescue says.

Cameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60

2016-10-22 16:04

The death toll from the Cameroon rail accident has risen to 60, a hospital source says after a passenger train derailed between two main cities.

Please take the pain away, burnt teen screamed

2016-10-21 16:02

A bad burnt teenager has screamed for the pain to stop as he arrived in hospital after his shirt caught fire.

Durban man dies on Helderberg hike

2016-10-16 12:19

A Durban resident has died on a hike he took in the Helderberg Nature Reserve while in Cape Town for work, Wilderness Search and Rescue said.

Two Gauteng girls, 7, die after being knocked down

2016-10-15 16:14

Two girls were killed when a vehicle apparently knocked them down in Carletonville on Saturday morning, Gauteng paramedics said.


Australia theme park defends safety standards after deaths

2016-10-27 13:08

An Australian theme park has defended its safety standards following the deaths of four people on a malfunctioning ride, while admitting it had not yet been in touch with grieving relatives of those killed.

Pensioner falls to his death on Durban highway

2016-10-26 13:31

A pensioner, believed to be in his seventies, has died after falling from a pedestrian bridge in Durban, paramedics say.

6 injured as 3 vehicles collide on N1 in Midrand

2016-10-25 15:25

Six people have been injured after a bakkie collided with two other vehicles on the N1 South, near the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand, paramedics say.

4 killed in Australia theme park accident

2016-10-25 09:17

Four people have been killed in an accident at a theme park on Australia's popular Gold Coast, with witnesses describing how 'everyone was screaming' after a raft apparently flipped on a water-based ride.

1 killed as trains crash in Gauteng

2016-10-24 15:04

One person has died after two trains collided on the rail split from Kaalfontein station towards Oakmoor and Tembisa stations, paramedics say.

Baby flung out of car in deadly N4 crash

2016-10-22 21:04

Three people, including a baby, have died and several others are injured following a collision on the N4 towards Rustenburg, paramedics say.

Three die in taxi, truck crash

2016-10-22 07:54

Three people were killed when a taxi crashed into a truck on the N12 in Boksburg, paramedics say.

72 deaths in Myanmar ferry disaster leads to calls for overhaul

2016-10-20 15:38

A total of 72 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in central Myanmar, local officials have said, calling for an overhaul of the creaking boats that ply the river as the search effort has ended.

9 dead in horror bus crash outside Touws River

2016-10-16 09:01

At least nine people have died and more than 10 are critical after a bus overturned on the N1 outside of Touws River.

Simba Mhere case to be heard in 2 weeks

2016-10-14 20:08

The trial of the man who allegedly caused the accident which killed Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere and his friend Kady-Shay O'Bryan will continue.

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