"accident" tag
South Africa has some of the highest statistics for road fatalities in the world

Put keys away and know that the car is not a bar

The time has come again for that thing we do with such aplomb: slaughtering each other on the highways during the season of goodwill. What a shame!


Six die in road-crash horror

Barely 48-hours after   a seasonal road safety campaign was launched, three fatal accidents in the Eastern Cape claimed the lives of six people. Fourteen others were injured.

Nolubabalo Ncapo and her sister Anitta Ncapo in a facebook picture taken one year ago Picture: FACEBOOK

Two sisters killed in N2 crash in EL

Two sisters – one a medical student and the other a top Clarendon pupil – were killed in a crash on Monday afternoon.

Translux bus overturned on the R63 route between Stutterheim and King Williams Town.picture Michael Pinyana

Horror bus crash leaves 17 injured

A TRANSLUX bus travelling from Cape Town to East London overturned on the R63 between King William’s Town and Stutterheim yesterday injuring 17 people.

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma at the Randburg Margistrate Court

Duduzane Zuma responsible for crash death: state

President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane should be held criminally liable for an accident in which a woman was killed, an inquest heard today.

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma at the Randburg Margistrate Court

Zuma jnr unable to control car: expert

President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma would not have been able to control his car even if he travelled at a lower speed, an inquest heard on Wednesday.

SCHOOLCHILDREN INJURED: Emergency services at the scene of an accident in Beaconhurst Drive, Beacon Bay where a bakkie and a Toyota Condor carrying schoolchildren collided head-on.
Right, the driver of the Toyota is pictured in the background Picture: ALAN EASON

Pupil fights for life after overloaded taxi crash

TWO East London pupils who were flung from an overloaded taxi during a head-on collision on Wednesday are fighting for their lives in Frere Hospital.

Man killed when shipping container lands on him

QUEENSTOWN police have opened an inquest docket after a shipping container blew over and landed on top of a man. The accident happened shortly after midday outside a shopping centre in Komani Street.

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