"accident" tag

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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Cop killed, five injured in freak four-car accident

A RUNAWAY trailer killed an Eastern Cape policeman and injured five others in a freak accident on the R72 yesterday.

A policeman was killed this afternoon (July 15) when a runaway trailer smashed into the vehicle he was travelling in on the R72 towards East London. Two of his colleagues and a number of other travellers were rushed to hospital. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD.

Runaway trailer kills cop, injures more

An Eastern Cape police officer died in a freak accident this afternoon on the R72 near the East London airport when a run away trailer slammed into his car.

An accident that occurred this afternoon on Settlers way, miraculously left no one injured. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Accident causes traffic chaos on Settler’s Way

A GROUP of people had a lucky escape when two vehicles they were travelling in collided with each other and rolled, with one catching fire.

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Case opened against MEC driver

A CASE of culpable homicide has been opened against the agriculture MEC’s driver after her state vehicle killed a 77-year-old pensioner.

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Motorcyclist injured in accident on N2

A 28-year-old East London motorcyclist was rushed to a private hospital in the city after he crashed into the back of a light motor vehicle on the N2 high way near Hemmingways.

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Festive season road carnage continues

MORE than 1 000 people have died so far on the country’s roads during the festive season.

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Tragic end for teacher, husband

THE death of 53-year-old Grens High School deputy principal Annelie Pelser and her Land Bank accountant husband Peet Pelser, 55, has shocked East London’s Afrikaans community.

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