SABC News - Accident


Families of Limpopo accident victims have to wait for DNA results

Tuesday 22 April 2014 19:42

Families of eight victims of a minibus accident in Limpopo last Thursday, will be able to bury their loved ones after six weeks.


Authourities are investigating the cause of the accidents.
One dead 11 injured in Limpopo accidents

Monday 21 April 2014 09:41

A person has been killed and 11 others suffered injuries in two separate accidents outside Makhado in Limpopo.


The passengers, including the driver, were burnt beyond recognition.
Over speeding, fatigue behind Limpopo crash: Police

Friday 18 April 2014 18:40

Preliminary investigations indicate that over-speeding and fatigue are the possible causes of Thursday night's horrific taxi accident in which eight people were killed on the Thohoyandou-Makhado road.


The high traffic congestion during the Easter holidays claims lives every year.
Ten killed in Free State crash

Thursday 17 April 2014 15:53

Ten people have been killed in an accident close to Bethlehem in the eastern Free State after a taxi collided with a truck transporting potatoes to a farm.


Another boy, aged between seven and nine, and a woman, were seriously injured.
15-year-old boy killed in West Rand Accident

Thursday 27 March 2014 18:12

A 15-year-old boy was killed when a car overturned on the N14 in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg on Thursday


Three people were killed on Friday when two cars collided on the R102 near Hibberdine.
Six killed in KZN accidents

Saturday 22 March 2014 11:00

Six people have been killed in road accidents around KwaZulu-Natal, the province's emergency medical services (EMS) said on Saturday.


Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
Four killed in Boksburg crash

Friday 21 March 2014 06:35

Four people were killed and 13 injured when a taxi collided with a heavy goods truck in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni emergency services say.


EMRS spokesperson, Robert Mckenzie, says they used jaws of life to free trapped passengers.
KZN car pile-up claims a life

Sunday 9 March 2014 12:40

KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say one person has been killed in a multiple car pile-up involving a truck and light vehicles on the M19 at the Blair Atholl offramp in Durban.


Four police officers and a truck driver died when two trucks collided.
Memorial service of Limpopo accident victims underway

Thursday 6 March 2014 13:53

Hundreds of mourners, including National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega, are gathered in Polokwane for the memorial service of the four police officers and a truck driver who died in a crash.


Graham Briggs says an investigation is under way into last month's events
Harmony Gold's Doornkop mining operations resume

Tuesday 4 March 2014 14:49

Mining operations have resumed at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine.


Four police officers died in the flames while trying to rescue a driver who was trapped in one of the trucks.
Limpopo explosion victims to be remembered

Tuesday 4 March 2014 06:30

The memorial service of five people, including four police officers, who died in an accident in Limpopo last week, will be held in Polokwane on Thursday.


 Three police officers got injured when they responded to an accident on the N1.
Injured Limpopo cops discharged

Friday 28 February 2014 16:03

Two of three police officers injured in an explosion on the N1 in Limpopo were discharged from hospital on Friday morning, police said.


Repairs on the N1 between Mokopane, Polokwane commence

Friday 28 February 2014 12:17

Repairs on the N1 between Mokopane and Polokwane in Limpopo have begun.


Four police officers and a truck driver were killed in an accident on the N1 between Mokopane and Polokwane in Limpopo.
Transporting dangerous goods not permitted in the dark: RFA

Friday 28 February 2014 09:58

The Road Freight Association says trucks that are transporting dangerous goods are not supposed to travel in the dark and they need to be closely monitored when they travel on national roads.


 Four police officers and a truck driver were killed when a truck carrying blasting cartridges caught fire and exploded after colliding with another truck on the N1 between Polokwane and Mokopane.
More details are emerging regarding Limpopo accident

Friday 28 February 2014 05:26

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the explosives that detonated inside a truck were being transported to one of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries.


Three police constables and a warrant officer died as they tried to rescue a trapped truck driver
Leaders convey condolences for N1 crash victims

Thursday 27 February 2014 11:50

President Jacob Zuma has extended prayers and condolences to the families of the police officers and a truck driver who burned to death in a horrific accident in Limpopo this morning.


Four police officers, truck driver burn following truck explosion

Thursday 27 February 2014 07:36

Police say four police officers and a truck driver have been burnt to death following a truck explosion on the N1 between Polokwane and Mokopane in Limpopo.


Duduzane Zuma's fatal crash leaves taxi driver 'penniless'

Monday 10 February 2014 18:21

A driver whose minibus taxi was involved in a fatal crash with the Porsche of President Jacob Zuma's son says the accident has left him penniless.


20 killed on SA roads

Saturday 1 February 2014 14:27

Around 20 people have been killed in five accidents on Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal roads.


Some roads have been damaged causing traffic chaos in Joburg.
Gauteng motorists, pedestrians cautioned amid heavy rains

Friday 31 January 2014 12:15

Five people have been seriously injured and one is in a critical condition after a multi vehicle pile-up on the N3 near the Marlboro Drive off-ramp.


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