SABC News - Accident


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.


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.


Minister calls for thorough investigation after Alberton crash

Tuesday 14 October 2014 17:17

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has called for a thorough investigation into the cause of a multi-vehicle car accident on the N12 in Alberton, east of Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning.


Two people have been killed when a petrol tanker lost control on the N12 in Alberton.
Alberton multi-car pile up claims two lives

Tuesday 14 October 2014 10:30

Two people have been killed and several others injured in a multiple vehicle pile-up in Alberton on Gauteng's East Rand


One of the bodies was found in the burnt out vehicle while the other two were thrown out.
Three killed in Diepsloot car crash

Monday 13 October 2014 07:35

Three people have been killed in a car crash on the N14 near Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg.


A minibus taxi then collided with a truck while trying to avoid car.
Shooting, accident claim 14 lives in KZN

Sunday 12 October 2014 10:37

A total of 14 people have been confirmed dead following a shooting and an accident in the Ezakheni township, Ladysmith, in the KwaZulu-Natal.


Two cars collided head-on on Commissioner Road, killing three men and two women
Five killed in Boksburg crash

Monday 6 October 2014 08:46

Five people were killed in car crash in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, on Sunday evening


Three people died when their car got struck under a truck.
Three killed in Vereeniging accident

Sunday 5 October 2014 12:28

Three people have been killed in a collision between a car and a truck in Vereeniging on the Vaal.


Three separate Limpopo accidents claim 8 lives

Sunday 5 October 2014 10:13

8 people have been killed in three separate crashes in Limpopo.


The driver of the combi skipped the 'Stop and Go' operation and collided with the truck.
11 killed in Mpumalanga collision

Saturday 4 October 2014 07:37

Eleven people were killed and six others were injured on Friday when a van and a truck collided head-on on the R23 between Perdekop and Standerton.


Four patients killed in Nkandla ambulance crash

Friday 3 October 2014 12:00

Four people have been killed and 23 others seriously injured after the driver of an ambulance lost control in Nkandla north of KwaZulu-Natal.


Tracy Morgan spent several weeks in rehabilitation following the June 7 accident.
Tracy Morgan was not wearing seatbelt: Wal-Mart

Tuesday 30 September 2014 06:46

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts when their vehicle was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in a June highway accident.


Elderly N Cape driver could face murder charges

Tuesday 30 September 2014 06:17

The Director of Public Prosecutions will decide whether to charge a pensioner with murder in the Northern Cape.


Four killed in bus accident in KZN

Tuesday 23 September 2014 09:13

The number of people killed in Tuesday mornings bus accident near KwaMashu in KwaZulu Natal has risen to four.


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.


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