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KZN accident claims three lives

Wednesday 17 December 2014 09:20

Three people have been killed in a collision between a truck and a car on the N2 at Richards Bay on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast.

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Paramedics attend to the victim in a road accident.
At least 10 die in accidents

Saturday 13 December 2014 17:08

Four people have been killed and two seriously injured in a road crash in Fondwe outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo.

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Probe launched into fatal KZN accident

Monday 1 December 2014 18:33

Transport authorities in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating the deaths of 10 people in a vehicle crash in Mbazwana, north of the province.

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Families of Fields Hill horror crash welcome May’s sentence

Friday 28 November 2014 15:04

Families of the 24 victims who died in the horror Fields Hill accident last year have welcomed the 8-year-10-months sentence given to truck driver Sanele May.

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Drivers have been urged to obey the rules of the road in order to halts accidents on the road.
Drivers warned to be cautious on the road as death toll rises

Sunday 23 November 2014 18:09

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) deputy president Mzamo Buthelezi has called on drivers to drive with caution during the festive season.

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Seven killed in F State crash

Saturday 22 November 2014 19:35

Seven people were killed and 12 injured when a taxi collided with a car near Bethlehem, Free State, paramedics said on Saturday.

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Tembisa accident claims six lives

Friday 21 November 2014 10:45

Six people have been killed and seven others injured when a taxi collided with a bakkie on Olifantsfontein Road in Tembisa on Friday morning.

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Duduzane Zuma’s inquest postponed

Monday 17 November 2014 10:29

An inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma's son was postponed on Monday to give both the defence and the State time to go through the evidence.

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Duduzane Zuma has told the Randburg Magistrate court that  he lost control of his car after driving over a pool of water on the freeway near Sandton when the crash occurred.
Closing arguments in Duduzane Zuma’s case to continue

Monday 17 November 2014 05:16

Closing arguments are expected to continue in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Monday, in the inquest into a fatal crash involving President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane.

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F State road accidents claim six lives

Sunday 16 November 2014 08:31

Six people have been killed and one seriously injured in two separate crashes in the Free State.

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Zuma's son admits to “over speeding” on day of crash

Friday 7 November 2014 20:13

President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, has testified at an inquest for the accident he was involved in in February 2014.

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Limpopo ambulance crash claims six lives

Friday 7 November 2014 11:45

Six people have been killed and one seriously injured when an ambulance collided with a sedan near Lebowakgomo outside Polokwane.

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A piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near Cantil, California on  November 1, 2014.
US space industry girds for more oversight after accidents

Friday 7 November 2014 06:55

Executives in the fledgling commercial United Space space industry are bracing for increased scrutiny and oversight after two accidents last week.

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Virgin Galactic's new spaceship N202VG, which the company began building 2 and a half years ago, is seen in a hangar at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California on Wednesday.
New spaceship restoring hope after Virgin Galactic crash

Thursday 6 November 2014 06:41

Technicians are back at work putting together an identical sister ship to that of Virgin Galactic's ill-fated SpaceShipTwo.

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Two die in East Rand crash

Sunday 2 November 2014 09:28

Two people have been killed and two others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed against a concrete barrier in Boksburg on Sunday.

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It is not yet clear what caused the accident.
Multiple car crash forces N3 to be closed

Friday 31 October 2014 09:48

A major crash involving at least 13 cars has been reported on the N3 on the KwaZulu-Natal side of Van Reenen's Pass on the Free State border.  

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 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died in a car accident on the R555 between Ogies and Emalahleni in Mpumalanga on Friday.
Limpopo govt to assist in Mulaudzi’s funeral

Tuesday 28 October 2014 06:15

The Limpopo provincial government says it will help the family of late Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi with the funeral arrangements.

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Isaac Maruding intends to plead not guilty claiming the accident occurred after the brakes on his vehicle failed.
Alberton truck driver expected in court next month

Tuesday 28 October 2014 06:12

The driver of a truck which ploughed into 48 vehicles on the N12 highway in Alberton east of Johannesburg will return to court on November 12.

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Eleven people were killed  on Friday, 3 October when a van and a truck collided head-on in Mpumalanga.
Mpumalanga crash victims' families to receive compensation

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:07

The 12 families that lost their loved ones in a collision in Mpumalanga will receive a R120 000 donation each from the truck company that was involved in the crash.

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RAF assists Alberton crash families

Saturday 18 October 2014 11:50

The Road Accident Fund has begun assisting the families of those affected by a multi-vehicle pile-up on the N12 near Alberton in Gauteng, which left four people dead, the Saturday Star reported.

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