SABC News - Accident


Ndabezinhle Sibiya, Spokesperson for the KwaZulu-Natal Premier has conveyed messages of condolences on behalf of the provincial government to his Majesty isilo Sama Badla.
Zulu Royal house members die in accident on Heritage Day

Sunday 24 September 2017 17:45

The office of the KZN Premier has confirmed the deaths of two members of the Zulu Royal household who were killed in an accident on their way to Heritage Day celebrations.


Authorities in Mpumalanga attribute the accident to human error.
Heritage Day pre-celebrations marred by road deaths

Saturday 23 September 2017 19:42

Seven people have died and six others seriously injured following a fatal accident on the R25, outside Verena in the Mpumalanga province.


A bakkie transporting people collided with a foreign object and the driver lost control of the vehicle and it went into the bushes.
10 killed in separate Mpumalanga accidents

Saturday 23 September 2017 12:29

Ten people have been killed in two separate car crashes in Mpumalanga.


Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide.
Five killed in Limpopo crash

Saturday 2 September 2017 12:23

Five people have been killed in a crash in Hoedspruit in Limpopo.


Death toll in KZN crash rise

Monday 21 August 2017 21:29

The death toll in a crash in which a taxi hit into the bridge over the Umsunduzi River near Camperdown, west of Durban, has risen to 20.


Widespread shock at KwaZulu-Natal minibus taxi crash that claimed 19

Sunday 20 August 2017 20:55

Political parties and others have expressed shock at a minibus taxi crash which claimed the lives of 19 people and left several others injured, many critically, near Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.


The scene where five learners and a taxi driver assistant lost their lives when two taxis collided.
Call for tough action for those responsible for Dalton accident

Saturday 5 August 2017 21:08

KwaZulu-Natal Transport officials are calling for the full might of the law to be served on those who caused the fatal taxi crash in Dalton north of Durban


On the N6 between Queenstown and Jamestown, four people including both drivers died when two vehicles collided head-on.
11 killed in E Cape accidents

Saturday 22 July 2017 08:52

A total of eleven lives have been lost on Eastern Cape roads in the past 24 hours.


Events leading up to the collision are unknown and police are investigating.
Two dead, five injured in Durban crash

Saturday 8 July 2017 10:15

Two people died and five others were injured when a bus collided with two cars at the corner of Leopold and and Grey streets in the Durban city centre on Friday night.


The families say they are shocked and devastated by the incident. In both incidents the taxi drivers were killed however the driver of the truck survived.
Mpumalanga government lends a hand to crash victims’ families

Wednesday 5 July 2017 07:52

The Mpumalanga government says it will meet with the families of the victims of Tuesday’s deadly collusion which 18 people died, when two minibus taxis and a truck collided.


Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

Sunday 25 June 2017 07:41

An oil tanker crashed and later exploded in Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 123 people, says government officials.


Community Safety and Liaison MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has described the deaths as a great loss.
Victims of KZN crash laid to rest

Saturday 17 June 2017 18:50

There were heart-wrenching scenes at the mass funeral service for the eight victims of a crash that took place last Sunday on the N2, on the South Coast


Limpopo head-on collision victims to be laid to rest

Sunday 11 June 2017 06:10

Eight of the nine people who died in a collision outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo on Tuesday, are being laid to rest on Sunday in a mass funeral service at Ga-Masemola.


The accident happened at Tooseng, about 30 kilometres from Lebowakgomo on the R579 to Jane Furse.
Nine people die in an accident in Limpopo

Tuesday 6 June 2017 19:56

Nine people have died in an accident between a truck and a minibus taxi outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo on Tuesday morning.


[File Image] The learners were being ferried from Lukholo and Lugwijini villages to school when a bakkie crashed head-on with a bus.
Five learners die in horrific accident in E Cape

Tuesday 6 June 2017 17:16

Gumzana Senior Secondary School learners and teachers in Bizana, in the Eastern Cape, are still reeling from shock following an accident that left five pupils dead and three critically injured.


 ER24 transported some of the patients to hospital in KZN.
Five killed in KZN, Mpumalanga crashes

Saturday 3 June 2017 13:11

Five people have been killed in two separate crashes in KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga.


The children were on their way to fetch water.
Three children die in Nquthu accident

Tuesday 23 May 2017 19:47

The lack of water at Nquthu in northern KwaZulu-Natal has come under the spotlight again.


Hijack suspect nabbed following Marlboro crash

Sunday 14 May 2017 11:01

Police have arrested a man on charges of hijacking, culpable homicide and negligent driving following Sunday morning's horrific crash.


 The mass funeral of 16 of 18 learners as well as an assistant is underway in Verena outside Bronkhorstspruit.
Govt developing infrastructure to curb crashes: Maswanganyi

Saturday 6 May 2017 11:56

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi says government has started to develop infrastructure in an effort to avoid crashes such the one in which 18 learners were killed two weeks ago.


Thousands of mourners, including family, friends and top government officials from Gauteng and Mpumalanga are attending the mass funeral.
Bronkhorstspruit cash victim’s funeral underway

Saturday 6 May 2017 10:10

Thousands of mourners are attending the mass funeral of 16 of the 18 learners who died when the minibus they were travelling in collided with a truck in Verena, outside Bronkhorstspruit two weeks.


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