KZN MEC's deceased bodyguard considered a 'confidante', 'brother'

2017-01-21 16:00

KwaZulu-Natal’s Tourism MEC and ANC provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala has described his bodyguard who died in a crash as a 'brother and confidante' at his funeral.

7 killed, 14 hurt in horror Krugersdorp taxi, truck crash

2017-01-20 17:49

Seven adults have been killed and about 14 others injured in a horrific crash involving a minibus taxi and a truck in Krugersdorp.

We will not allow rogue drivers to kill our children – KZN education MEC tells mourners

2017-01-19 23:12

KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Mthandeni Dlungwana has vowed to stop "rogue drivers" from killing children.

PICS: 24 children injured as taxi smashes into house

2017-01-18 11:08

Twenty-four children have been injured after the minibus taxi they were travelling in crashed into a house in Cato Manor, Durban, paramedics say.

2 killed, 3 injured in KZN as truck smashes into other truck and bakkie

2017-01-17 17:08

Two men died and three others have been injured after a truck ploughed into a stationary truck which was being fixed along the side of the road in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said on Tuesday.

Tragic news for car crash mother: Your children are gone

2017-01-16 15:26

Danie Brink, the executive director of Solidarity Helping Hand, has told how he had to break the news to his seriously injured wife that two of their children had died in the car crash they were involved in a month ago.

Motorist killed after car crashes into bus

2017-01-15 10:44

The driver of a car which crashed head-on into a bus between Caledon and Botriver has died, while all 60 passengers on the bus escaped unharmed, a traffic official says.

Man critical after falling off bike, sliding into car

2017-01-14 07:35

A motorcyclist was critically injured when he fell off his motorbike and slid into a car in Roodepoort, paramedics said.

Boy, 12, killed in Pinetown taxi crash

2017-01-13 19:02

A 12-year-old boy has died after a minibus taxi knocked him down outside a park in Pinetown, paramedics say.

'Miracle' as 3-year-old survives balcony fall

2017-01-12 17:19

A 3-year-old boy has miraculously survived a 4m fall from a balcony at a flat in Klein Street, Johannesburg.


Durban woman escapes major injuries as truck crashes into her home

2017-01-20 20:11

A Durban woman is lucky to have survived relatively unscathed after a truck crashed into her house.

Injured mom can attend memorial for her kids who died in accident

2017-01-20 11:23

A Pretoria mother has been transferred from ICU to a general ward and has been given the go-ahead to attend the memorial for two of her children who died in a car accident.

Boy, 6, critical after being hit by car in Hillcrest

2017-01-19 20:47

A child is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Hillcrest, ER24 has confirmed.

Bus driver, woman killed in separate accidents

2017-01-18 09:11

A 28-year-old bus driver and a woman believed to be in her forties have been killed in two separate accidents in Johannesburg, paramedic services have said.

Siblings of man killed in Ford Kuga fire speak at press club

2017-01-17 05:59

The siblings of Reshall Jimmy who died two years ago when his Ford Kuga caught fire are expected to speak at the National Press Club.

Man kills himself with firecracker in Pretoria court

2017-01-16 12:52

An elderly man has killed himself by putting a firecracker in his mouth and lighting it, in a municipal court in Pretoria, according to Tshwane metro police.

Editorial: Enough talk; time to act

2017-01-15 06:03

Another 1 714 people lost their lives on South Africa’s roads over the festive season. The figure is 5% higher than the previous year and much finger-pointing has been done regarding who or what causes accidents on our roads.

Evacuation after vehicle carrying explosives crashes

2017-01-13 21:41

Emergency services had to evacuate an accident scene on the R501 in Carletonville after a car crashed into a light delivery vehicle carrying explosives, paramedics said.

MEC's driver killed in KZN crash

2017-01-13 12:26

A police VIP driver for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Sihle Zikalala has been killed in a car accident in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Public Protector calls on taxi drivers with 'illegal' vehicles to approach her office

2017-01-11 22:52

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has called on taxi operators who bought Toyota Quantum panel vans that were illegally converted into minibuses to approach her office.

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