SABC News - Accident


Woman killed, four injured in KZN accident

Wednesday 17 September 2014 11:30

A pregnant woman has been killed and four other people were seriously injured when a driver lost control of his vehicle near Howick in KwaZulu-Natal.


The 13 fatalities reported since the start of this weekend include eight pedestrians, four drivers and one passenger.
13 people killed in Western Cape crashes

Sunday 14 September 2014 12:52

Thirteen people have been killed on Western Cape roads since the start of the weekend.


The deceased were hacking off pieces of meat from the hippo that was killed by a truck when they were hit by a bakkie.
Limpopo accident victims to be laid to rest

Saturday 13 September 2014 08:03

Eleven people who were killed when a bakkie hit them while they were kacking away at a dead hippo on the Giyani-Tzaneen road, will be buried this weekend.


Six people died on the scene and four others in hospital.
Calls to outlaw truck transportation of farmworkers

Friday 12 September 2014 19:21

Authorities in Mpumalanga want the transportation of farmworkers on trucks outlawed.


Western Cape has increased traffic fines by up to 300%.
W Cape hikes traffic fines to curb road fatalities

Tuesday 9 September 2014 09:01

Research by the international transportation forum has put South Africa last out of 36 countries when it comes to the number of road fatalities.


KZN accident claims two lives

Saturday 23 August 2014 10:00

Two people were killed in an accident near Maphumulo on Saturday.


Gomolemo Motswaledi died last week in a car accident.
Reports into Botswana leader’s death due this week

Wednesday 13 August 2014 07:30

Leaders and supporters of the opposition Botswana Movement for Democracy are awaiting the outcome of probes into the death of party leader, Gomolemo Motswaledi.


Occupants of the two vehicles are reported to have burnt beyond recognition.
Seven burnt to death in N West head-on collision

Sunday 10 August 2014 18:46

Seven people have been burnt to death in a head-on collision between two vehicles on the N12 between Christiana and Warrenton.


Carl Pistorius 'out of danger' after crash

Saturday 2 August 2014 11:37

Carl Pistorius, the brother of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, was "out of danger" on Saturday morning after a serious accident, his family said.


Four Limpopo taxi accident victims to be buried

Saturday 2 August 2014 09:14

Four of the nine people who died in a taxi accident at Mamone outside Jane Furse in Limpopo are being buried on Saturday during a mass funeral.


The injured were treated on the scene before they were taken to various hospitals.
Six killed, three injured in KZN crash

Wednesday 30 July 2014 10:35

Six people died and three others were critically injured when a bakkie overturned near Swartberg, in south western KwaZulu-Natal.


 Nine people have died in a Limpopo accident.
Death toll in Limpopo accident rises

Sunday 27 July 2014 14:20

The death toll in the accident between a minibus taxi and a bakkie in Mamone village, next to Jane Furse in Limpopo, has risen to nine.


Traffic officers have confirmed that at least 7 people died on the scene.
Seven killed in Mpumalanga accident

Friday 25 July 2014 11:10

At least seven people have been killed in an accident on the R40 road near Plaston between White River and KaBokweni in Mpumalanga on Friday morning.


Eight people were injured, three of them critically.
Four killed in Randburg bus accident

Tuesday 22 July 2014 05:48

Four people were killed on Monday when a bus veered off the road, in Fontainebleau, Randburg, and hit 12 people, Johannesburg emergency services said.


 A truck and a minibus taxi collided at the M13 intersection.
20 injured in Pinetown crash

Thursday 10 July 2014 06:16

About 20 people have been seriously injured in an accident on Fields Hill in Pinetown near Durban.


One killed, four injured in Limpopo road collision

Sunday 6 July 2014 11:55

One person has been killed and four people seriously injured when two vehicles collided on the R71 in Mankweng outside Polokwane.


Bloemfontein accident claims ten lives

Sunday 6 July 2014 11:09

Ten people have been killed this morning in a fatal accident involving a truck and a small bakkie between Bloemfontein and Edenburg on the N1, on Sunday.


 The deceased have been burnt beyond recognition.
Five people killed in Western Cape crash

Sunday 29 June 2014 06:35

Five people including a baby were killed during a head-on collision on the R44 in Stellenbosch on Saturday, paramedics said.


Eleven people sustained injuries after a bakkie overturned.
13 people injured in KZN accident

Saturday 28 June 2014 12:19

Thirteen people have been injured after an accident in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands near Pietermaritzburg.  


 Victims of the R40 accident are to be buried on Saturday.
Nine White River accident victims to be laid to rest

Saturday 28 June 2014 06:52

Nine of the eleven people who died after a bus collided with a truck near White River in Mpumalanga will be laid to rest on Saturday


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