SABC News - Accident


Driver accused of causing Simba Mhere’s death back in court

Tuesday 25 October 2016 08:47

The trial of motorist Preshalin Naidoo, who was involved in a car accident that killed TV presenter Simba Mhere, is expected to start in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.


Cameroon President vows probe after rail crash kills at least 75

Monday 24 October 2016 06:34

Cameroon's President Paul Biya on Sunday pledged to investigate the causes of a rail crash that killed at least 75 people, as rescue workers scoured wreckage for more bodies.


Road fatalities in Limpopo increased to 9 this weekend

Sunday 23 October 2016 10:02

Two pedestrians have been killed in two separate crashes in Limpopo. This brings to nine the number of people who have died on the roads this weekend.


Three men lying inside the transporter had already succumbed to their multiple fatal injuries.
Three killed in Walkerville crash

Friday 14 October 2016 18:03

Three men have been killed and at least 20 more injured on Friday afternoon after a taxi, transporter and bakkie collided on the R82 in Walkerville, south of Johannesburg.


Free State collision claims five lives

Saturday 8 October 2016 12:45

Five people have been killed in a collision involving a truck and a light motor vehicle on the R34 in Vrede, in the Free State.


Five die in E Cape head-on car crash

Sunday 2 October 2016 12:53

Five people died in a head-on collision between two cars near Weza village at Willowvale on Saturday night, Eastern Cape police said.


Seven people were injured when the bakkie they were travelling in rolled on the N5 near Bethlehem in the Free State on Saturday afternoon.
Seven injured as bakkie rolls in Free State

Sunday 11 September 2016 06:20

Seven people were injured when the bakkie they were travelling in rolled on the N5 near Bethlehem in the Free State on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.


14 killed in KZN car crashes over two days

Saturday 10 September 2016 19:03

At least 14 people lost their lives in road crashes in KwaZulu-Natal in the past 48 hours.


Some of the carriages had been transporting chemicals but there has been no major spillage.
Two dead after train derails in KZN

Sunday 4 September 2016 16:22

Two Transnet employees have died after a goods train derailed near Shongweni west of Durban.


Three passengers die in fatal accident in Cape Town

Monday 22 August 2016 09:18

Three people have been killed when the vehicle they were travelling in, overturned in Kuils River.


In a 2002 car accident, Mwai Kibaki suffered neck injuries and a fractured ankle during a campaign rally.
Kibaki flown to South Africa for treatment

Sunday 21 August 2016 21:05

Kenya's former President Mwai Kibaki has been flown to South Africa for specialised treatment after he fell ill on Sunday.  


Police probe attempted murder case in PE

Sunday 21 August 2016 12:00

Police have opened a case of attempted murder following a shooting incident near the Boardwalk and Entertainment Complex in Port Elizabeth.


 Netcare 911 says the cause of the crash is not known yet.
Zuma sends condolences to SANDF crash victims' families

Saturday 20 August 2016 07:11

President Jacob Zuma has extended his deepest condolences to the families of the 10 members of the SANDF personnel who died in a road crash on Friday afternoon at Clarence in the Free State.


There were 23 people in the bakkie when it overturned, killing 11 people who were returning from church.
Victims of Harding bakkie accident laid to rest

Saturday 16 July 2016 17:22

Ten of the 11 people who died when a bakkie overturned in Harding last weekend were buried on Saturday.


One family has lost seven family members in the crash.
KZN accident driver appears in court

Tuesday 12 July 2016 21:21

The driver of the vehicle that killed 11 people at Harding in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend has been charged with 11 counts of culpable homicide.


Traffic officials say the driver lost control of his bakkie and it overturned near Qaukeni, instantly killing the five.
Five killed in E Cape accident

Tuesday 5 July 2016 05:45

Five people have been killed in a crash involving a bakkie on the T26 road between Flagstaff and Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape.


 Joy Matshoge died in a car crash on the N1 outside Mokapane last weekend.
Limpopo MEC, Joy Matshoge to be laid to rest

Saturday 2 July 2016 06:23

The Limpopo Agriculture MEC, Joy Matshoge will be laid to rest at her home township of Phakgameng in Modimolle on Saturday.


Joy Matshoge died in a car crash outside Mokopane in Limpopo on Saturday night while driving to Gauteng.
ANC to remember Limpopo MEC Joy Matshoge

Thursday 30 June 2016 07:32

The African National Congress will hold a memorial service for the province's Agriculture MEC, Joy Matshoge, in Modimolle, Limpopo, on Thursday. Matshoge died in a car crash over the weekend.


Actor Anton Yelchin of 'Star Trek' films dies in freak accident

Monday 20 June 2016 08:42

Actor Anton Yelchin was killed on Sunday when he was accidentally crushed by his own car against a driveway wall, police said.


Culpable homicide case opened after crash claims Rampai’s life

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:23

An investigation of culpable homicide has been opened, after the car crash that claimed the life of Mangaung Deputy Executive Mayor Connie Rampai, on Saturday.


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