SABC News - Accident


E Cape govt to assist families of crash victims

Monday 31 August 2015 14:46

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has promised that his government will assist the affected families who lost their loved ones in two gruesome road accidents in the province this weekend.


Swazi tragedy truck driver in jail

Monday 31 August 2015 12:05

One of the truck drivers suspected of causing the crash that killed a reported 13 people in Swaziland on Friday, has been arrested.


The taxi driver lost control and drove into a tree.
Six killed in Mpumalanga taxi collision

Thursday 20 August 2015 06:42

Six people have died and six have been injured in a taxi accident in Mpumalanga.


A probe is underway into the accident.
Death toll rises in KZN taxi/train crash

Tuesday 18 August 2015 20:45

The death toll in Monday’s minibus and train crash at Shaka's Rock, near Ballito on KwaZulu-Natal north coast has risen to sixteen.


Police probe KZN taxi, train crash

Tuesday 18 August 2015 06:15

KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating the cause of an accident which left 14 people dead in Shaka's Head near Ballito.


15 reported dead as train hits taxi north of Durban

Monday 17 August 2015 18:45

As many as 15 people have been killed after a minibus taxi was hit by a train in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday, paramedics said.


Horror crash claims 12 lives in Limpopo

Thursday 13 August 2015 06:09

At least ten people have been killed in a collision between a minibus taxi and a stationary truck on the N1 South near Kranskop Toll Plaza.


North West residents are concerned about safety on their roads after the accident.
Two die, 11 others critically injured after N West accident

Friday 31 July 2015 19:53

Two people have died and eleven others sustained serious injuries in a horrific collision involving three vehicles on the N18 road linking Vryburg and Mahikeng in North West.


Truck driver nabbed for stealing ambulance to flee accident scene

Sunday 26 July 2015 17:04

A truck driver has been arrested for allegedly stealing an ambulance to flee the scene of an accident in the Durban suburb of Bellair.


Shaereen Maswanganyi died in an accident on Monday.
Top cop’s widow laid to rest

Saturday 25 July 2015 14:30

The widow of slain Gauteng top cop, Tiranhi Maswanganyi, has been laid to rest in Pretoria.


Police are investigating an accident that killed Shereen Maswanganyi.
Gauteng top cop’s widow hailed

Tuesday 21 July 2015 18:53

The police widow, Shereen Maswanganyi, who died in a car crash on Monday has been described as a lovely person who unified the family.


Thulani Mashaba died last Thursday when the car he was travelling in crashed on the N2 near Ballito, north of Durban.
Zuma questions Thulani Mashaba’s death

Thursday 16 July 2015 06:00

President Jacob Zuma says the circumstances surrounding the car crash in which the African National Congress (ANC) chairperson in the Musa Dladla region died, raises many questions.


The collision between a truck and a car took place in the early hours on Saturday morning.
Three killed in KZN crash

Saturday 4 July 2015 07:25

Three people have been killed on the N3 at Hammersdale in KwaZulu-Natal in a collision between a truck and a car.


Witnesses say the car "seemed to be flying" before it crashed into the home.
Car ploughs into KZN house

Thursday 2 July 2015 17:50

A man has escaped unharmed after a vehicle ploughed into a house at KwaMakhutha Township south of Durban.


Four people have been injured in an accident involving a truck.
Two people killed in KZN accident

Sunday 28 June 2015 07:33

Two people have been killed after the truck they were travelling in crashed into bridge barriers on the R56 at Umkomaas on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal.


Paramedics found that the male driver had already succumbed to his multiple fatal injuries.
Car crashes into house killing two, injuring two in KZN

Friday 26 June 2015 08:10

Two men have been killed and two others injured on Friday morning when a light motor vehicle drove through a fence and crashed into a house on the corner of College and Alexander in Pietermaritzburg.


 Two people have been seriously injured in a Free State accident.
Seven people die in a Free State accident

Monday 22 June 2015 06:45

Seven people including two children have been killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles between Brandfort and Theunissen in the Free State on Sunday night.


Eight injured after train derails in Braamfontein

Monday 15 June 2015 17:19

At least eight people have been injured, three of them seriously after a train derailed at the Doorfontien station in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.


Krugersdorp crash claims six lives

Monday 15 June 2015 06:22

Six people including a five year old child lost their lives in a crash at the N14 near Krugersdorp on Gauteng's West Rand on Sunday night.


It’s believed the vehicle hit the lamp post, rolled, and caught alight.
Two killed after car catches alight in Benoni

Sunday 7 June 2015 16:06

Two people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a lamp pole and caught alight in Benoni on Sunday morning, ER24 said in a statement.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,