ARTICLES RELATING TO ACCIDENTS

Mapisa-Nqakula honours fallen women soldiers

2016-09-30 20:38

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has paid tribute to fallen women soldiers during a military parade in Bloemfontein.

Fields Hill truck owner back in court

2016-09-26 05:42

The owner of a truck that ploughed into several vehicles on Pinetown's Fields Hill in 2013, killing 24 people, is set to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court.

Joburg man killed chasing lotto ticket on N1

2016-09-24 17:11

A man has been struck and killed by an SUV after he stopped to pick up his lotto ticket on the N1 North before Rivonia.

3 pedestrians killed by ambulance

2016-09-22 12:57

Three pedestrians have died after they were hit by an ambulance between Port Alfred and Grahamstown.

Driver rescued from burning cooking oil truck

2016-09-20 23:01

A man was rescued after his truck rolled and burst into flames off the N3 Lions River, Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, on Tuesday evening, paramedics said.

15 dead in pilgrim boat accident, search for missing continues

2016-09-19 08:57

The search for several missing passengers continues after a boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand's Chao Phraya river, leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor has said.

Aggressive drivers more accident-prone: study

2016-09-18 17:44

Even swearing or making rude gestures increases your risk of a collision.

Americans killed in head-on crash near Bloemfontein

2016-09-17 21:50

Two Americans were killed and three other people injured when a bus collided head-on with a light motor vehicle near Bloemfontein, paramedics say.

N1 highway in Midrand closed over burning bus

2016-09-16 21:53

Multiple emergency vehicles have responded to the scene of a burning bus on the N1 highway in Midrand. The highway had also been closed.

At least 4 dead, over 100 injured in Pakistan train collision

2016-09-15 11:50

Two trains have collided in central Pakistan, leaving at least four people dead and more than 100 injured, according to officials.

 

Outrage over increased attacks on paramedics

2016-09-27 09:13

Following the vicious attack on three ER24 paramedics in Pietermaritzburg, ambulance services have expressed outrage at the increased attacks on crew members.

Women-only driving school in Zimbabwe 'has brilliant safety rate'

2016-09-25 19:00

Zimbabwe has a dedicated driving school for women - and its founder says none of its clients has ever had a "serious" road accident.

Minister's fatal motorcade accident docket still awaiting decision

2016-09-23 22:15

An investigation into the death of Hermanus van Schalkwyk following an accident involving the blue light convoy of State Security Minister David Mahlobo is now complete, police minister Nathi Nhleko has said.

Four homeless youths rescue man from trapped car

2016-09-22 07:35

A Johannesburg man has made it his mission to help four young homeless youths who rescued him when he was trapped in his car after a collision.

Road crashes leave two dead

2016-09-19 09:24

Two people have died after the cars they were travelling in overturned in two separate incidents, say paramedics.

PICS: Driver escapes after vehicle plunges off bridge into Durban river

2016-09-18 21:24

A Durban man has had a lucky to escape after his car plunged off a bridge into a river in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban.

Driver dies after car crashes into barrier, bakkie

2016-09-18 10:49

A man has been killed after his car crashed into a barrier and a bakkie in Vanderbijlpark, paramedics say.

Potchefstroom accident: Driver burnt beyond recognition

2016-09-17 18:49

One person has died after a bakkie rolled off the R54 and burst into flames outside Potchefstroom, paramedics say.

Train derails after heavy thunderstorms pound England

2016-09-16 17:59

A London-bound passenger train has hit a landslip triggered by heavy rain and derailed, causing no injuries but sparking major travel disruption.

24 injured in Barcelona tourist bus crash

2016-09-14 19:10

At least 24 people, most of them tourists, have sustained injuries when a coach crashed in Barcelona on its way to the airport, according to emergency services.

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