ARTICLES RELATING TO PINETOWN CRASH

Court date set for Pinetown crash driver

2014-04-02 18:31

A Swazi national whose lorry ploughed through four minibus taxis killing 24 people will appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban next month, the NPA says.

Pinetown crash driver back in court

2014-03-28 07:28

Sanele Goodness May, accused of killing 24 people when his truck crashed through an intersection in September last year in Durban, will appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

Pinetown crash driver back in court

2014-02-25 08:16

A man accused of killing 24 people when his lorry crashed through an intersection in KwaZulu-Natal is set to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

Pinetown crash driver to stay in SA jail

2013-10-22 18:14

A magistrate at Pinetown Magistrate’s Court says to have granted the driver accused of killing 24 bail, on the condition he stayed in SA, would required to legalise his residency.

Ruling on Pinetown driver's bail bid

2013-10-22 07:13

A ruling on the bail application of the driver in a KwaZulu-Natal runaway truck accident will be made by the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

Pinetown crash driver's permit 'falsified'

2013-10-16 14:38
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The driver accused of killing 24 people when his truck crashed into four minibus taxis and two cars had a fake public driving permit, the Pinetown Magistrate's Court was told on Wednesday.

Pinetown crash driver to apply for bail

2013-10-16 07:18

The driver accused of killing 23 people when his truck crashed into four minibus taxis and two cars in September is set to apply for bail in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

Protest for Pinetown truck driver

2013-10-08 11:00

A small group of people have staged a protest outside the Pinetown Magistrate's Court in support of the Swazi truck driver accused of murdering 22 people in a crash.

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Less than a month after 23 were killed in a crash on the M13 in Pinetown, two have been killed in a new truck accident on the same road. See pictures from the latest accident.

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Pinetown crash: Truck company raided

2013-09-23 09:05

The company which owns the truck involved in the horror Pinetown accident that left 23 people dead, has been raided by transport officials after another one of its trucks were impounded.

Pinetown crash driver at fault - employer

2013-09-19 09:35
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The truck company at the centre of the Field’s Hill tragedy in which 23 people died has released a report which finds that driver error led to a vehicle malfunction, and this in turn led to the fatal crash.

Pinetown crash driver 'had fake permit'

2013-09-17 10:15
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The owner of the truck which ploughed into four minibus taxis and a car in Pinetown, killing 23 people, claims the driver provided fraudulent documents when applying for his job.

Owner of Pinetown killer truck appeals for calm

2013-09-16 23:34
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The owner of an articulated lorry that killed 23 people in Pinetown after its brakes failed earlier this month, has appealed for calm and to allow investigations to be completed.

Pinetown truck driver to get new lawyers

2013-09-16 12:40

The lawyer for the driver of an articulated lorry which killed 23 people when its brakes failed has withdrawn from the case.

Death-truck driver tells his side

2013-09-15 12:21
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Sanele Goodness May, the driver of the truck that killed 23 people in the Pinetown crash, says he had driven the 40-ton monster death truck for the first time only four days before the crash.

Funeral of crash victims underway

2013-09-14 12:45

A huge crowd has gathered at a sports ground in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, for the funeral of four people killed in a crash on Fields Hill in Pinetown.

Pinetown crash: Kids still don't know mom is dead

2013-09-13 12:13

A woman who lost her daughter in the Pinetown truck crash tragedy says she has not been able to find a way to tell her two young grandchildren that their mother is dead.

Task team to probe ill-fated Pinetown road

2013-09-10 08:34
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The National Prosecuting Authority says it cannot yet say what went wrong in the horrific Pinetown crash which claimed 22 lives but a team has already been tasked with finding ways to improve safety on the ill-fated road.

Pinetown truck driver breaks down in court

2013-09-09 14:21
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The truck driver who crashed into four taxis and a car, killing 22 people, cried as he was brought into the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

KZN killer truck licence had expired

2013-09-06 21:07
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The licence of a truck, involved in an accident that claimed the lives of 22 people in Pinetown, had expired, an official of the KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate says.

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22 die in Pinetown crash

2013-09-06 10:31

22 people were killed when a truck hit four fully-laden minibus taxis and a Volkswagen Golf on the corners of Field's Hill (M13) and Richmond roads in Pinetown. See all the pictures.

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Pinetown truck driver arrested

2013-09-06 08:39
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The driver of the truck that crashed into four minibus taxis and a car in Field's Hill, Pinetown, killing 27 people, has been arrested, KwaZulu-Natal police says.

 

Pinetown crash case postponed due to 'new facts'

2014-03-28 12:39

The case against a man whose truck ploughed into four minibus taxis in Pinetown last year, killing 24 people, was been postponed because his lawyer says new facts are being investigated.

Pinetown driver's murder charges to be dropped

2014-02-25 12:47
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Murder charges against a Swazi national whose lorry ploughed through a busy Durban intersection last year, killing 24 people, will be dropped, his lawyer says.

Pinetown crash victims still unidentified

2013-11-27 12:55

Four bodies from a crash that claimed the lives of 24 people in Pinetown almost three months ago are still in a Durban state mortuary unclaimed and unidentified.

Pinetown crash driver denied bail

2013-10-22 14:46

The driver accused of killing 24 people when his truck crashed through an intersection, has been denied bail in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

Pinetown crash: 'Charges will not stand'

2013-10-16 20:17

Murder charges will not stand against the driver in a KwaZulu-Natal runaway truck accident that claimed 24 lives, the Pinetown Magistrate's Court has heard.

Pinetown crash victims get a helping hand

2013-10-16 12:04

A group assisting victims and family members of the 23 people who died in the Pinetown crash in September says their needs are great, and many are still recovering from serious injuries.

Pinetown crash case postponed

2013-10-08 15:56

The case against a Swazi driver accused of killing 23 people when his truck crashed into four minibus taxis and two cars has been postponed in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court.

Pinetown driver took job to help brother

2013-10-07 10:25

The driver involved in the fatal Pinetown crash, in which 23 people died, reportedly came to South Africa to find a job to help pay for his brother's studies.

Another deadly truck crash in Pinetown

2013-10-01 08:10
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A truck has crashed into two minibus taxis on the M13 in Pinetown, killing two and injuring at least 13 people, as the debate rages over trucks using the road following a deadly crash last month.

Pinetown: Another truck fails brake test

2013-09-21 09:36
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A truck belonging to the company which owns the truck that ploughed into a number of vehicles in Pinetown, killing 23 people, has failed a brake test.

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Pinetown truck protest

2013-09-17 13:09

Scores of supporters have gathered in Pinetown to protest against trucks using using Fields Hill, the accident site where more than 20 people died earlier this month.

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Owner blames truck driver

2013-09-17 08:17

The owner of the truck that killed over 20 people in Pinetown earlier this month says he feels betrayed and taken advantage of by the driver. Watch.

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New lawyer for Pinetown truck driver

2013-09-16 20:56

The driver of an articulated truck that killed 23 people in Pinetown, when its brakes allegedly failed has a new lawyer.

Pinetown crash 'a wake-up call'

2013-09-15 13:44

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has vowed to clamp down on the trucking industry and whip the sector into shape.

Pinetown crash death toll rises

2013-09-14 14:03

The death toll of an accident in Fields Hill, Pinetown, has risen to 23, KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo says.

Thousands gather for funeral of crash victims

2013-09-14 11:41

A huge crowd has gathered at a sports ground in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, for the funeral of four people killed in a crash on Fields Hill in Pinetown.

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New aerial footage has surfaced of the horrific accident in Pinetown where over 20 people died. WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT.

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Pinetown crash being politicised - MEC

2013-09-09 21:45
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KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu has accused the DA of "political point-scoring" over the Field's Hill crash, which claimed 22 lives.

Pinetown truck driver due in court

2013-09-09 07:51
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The 23-year-old truck driver who drove into four taxis and a car killing 22 people is expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court.

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Watch footage of the accident where 22 people died when a truck ploughed through 4 taxis and a car. WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT.

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Horrific Pinetown crash

2013-09-06 09:32

27 people have died on the M13 near Durban when a truck crashed into four taxis and a car. The truckdriver has been arrested. Watch.

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Pinetown road deaths shock presidency

2013-09-06 07:12
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The deaths of 27 people in an accident in KwaZulu-Natal has shocked acting president Jeff Radebe, the presidency says.

 
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