Car crashes, violence down in SA after new alcohol rules, emergency responders say

2020-03-25 15:18

Emergency responders say they saw many fewer serious injuries due to car accidents on the first weekend of emergency Covid-19 restrictions, and that was before much stricter rules come into effect.

8 killed, 18 injured in three-vehicle collision on N1 in the Free State

2020-03-23 07:31

An accident involving three vehicles claims eight lives and leaves 18 others injured along the N1 between Sasolburg and Kroonstad in the Free State.

Body of suspected illegal miner recovered after trench collapses in Germiston

2020-03-20 10:53

The body of a suspected illegal miner has been retrieved from a collapsed trench in High Road in Germiston.

3 children killed in Golden Highway taxi crash 'are siblings'

2020-03-11 18:14

The children have been identified as Lashay Goodall, 10, Learyn Goodall, 11, and Aiden Goodall, 6, who all attended Robertsham Primary School in Johannesburg.

Truck and minibus taxi crash leaves 7 dead in Mpumalanga

2020-03-11 07:50

A collision that occurred on the N4 toll road in Hectorspruit between a truck and a minibus taxi has left seven people dead.

Gauteng education department may pay out pupil, 12, who lost finger tip - report

2020-03-09 22:56

The Gauteng Department of Education is considering compensating the 12-year-old pupil who lost the tip of one of his fingers at school.

12-year-old Umlazi boy injured in home collapse

2020-03-08 22:04

A 12-year-old boy was injured when a house collapsed on him in Umlazi on Sunday, paramedics in KwaZulu-Natal said.

20 people, including schoolchildren, injured in Soshanguve taxi accident

2020-03-06 09:00

As many as 20 people have been injured in a collision between a taxi carrying schoolchildren and another vehicle in Soshanguve.

‘I didn’t know an 11-year-old could be this strong’ – Dad after daughter loses her arm

2020-03-05 14:54

We’re telephonically speaking to Johan van Staden, aka JJ, from the Netcare Rehabilitation Centre in Auckland Park, Johannesburg where he’s at.

Eastern Cape bus crash death toll rises to 29

2020-03-03 22:34

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that the death toll in the Eastern Cape bus crash has risen to 29.


WATCH | Truck driver loses control of rig on highway, no injuries reported

2020-03-25 10:06

A truck driver who momentarily lost control of his vehicle on Saturday managed to avoid crashing into other cars, despite swerving wildly across the highway in an attempt to regain control of his vehicle.

Man killed after being hit by train in Cape Town, suicide suspected

2020-03-20 20:21

A man died after being hit by a train at Monte Vista station in Cape Town.

1 dead, 2 injured in Limpopo accident

2020-03-12 22:14

A man died and two others were injured in a collision between a bakkie and car on the N1 south, outside Polokwane.

Golden Highway taxi crash claims 10 lives, including 3 children

2020-03-11 08:22

A head-on collision between a minibus taxi and a Toyota Avanza has claimed the lives of 10 people - including three young children - on the Golden Highway, near Soweto in Gauteng.

Pretoria pupil lost tip of finger in 'accident' as kids were pushing to open door - education dept

2020-03-10 10:23

Gauteng Department of Education spokesperson Steve Mabona says the incident at Laerskool Booysens in Pretoria which resulted in a Grade 6 pupil losing the tip of one of his fingers is said to have been an "accident".

2 women killed after their car ploughs into Cape Town house

2020-03-09 17:23

Two women died when their car crashed into a house along Plattekloof Road in Bothasig.

Head-on collision in Mpumalanga claims 6 lives, including child

2020-03-07 15:02

Six people, including a child, were killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles on the N2 between Mkhondo and Pongola in Mpumalanga.

WATCH | Reversing gone wrong: Driver crashes through two boundary walls in PE

2020-03-05 19:21

CCTV footage showing a car ploughing through not one but two boundary walls of a PE home has gone viral. The incident happened on Tuesday and has been ruled an accident. Watch.

Transport Ministry issues correction on Centane bus tragedy death toll

2020-03-04 07:29

The death toll in the horrific bus crash that took place in Centane in the Eastern Cape on Monday remains at 25, and has not risen to 29, the Ministry of Transport said on Wednesday.

Eastern Cape horror bus crash: Survivors say they warned driver to slow down

2020-03-03 17:44

Survivors of a horrific bus crash which claimed 25 lives in the Eastern Cape, say they warned the driver about speeding before the accident, reports say.

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