SABC News - Accident


A collision between a truck and a taxi has claimed ten lives.
Ten die in E Cape crash

Sunday 5 March 2017 20:28

Ten people have lost their lives in a crash on the R63 between Bhisho and Komga in the Eastern Cape


Mohlala family losing hope to find child's body

Friday 3 March 2017 21:17

A week after a child fell into a mine shaft his body is yet to be recovered while his parents have given up on their child being found alive.


Mpumalanga accident claims eight lives

Sunday 26 February 2017 18:38

Eight people have died in a head-on collision between a truck and a taxi, on the R555 road between Middelburg and Witbank, in Mpumalanga.


The pulpils died when an allegedly overloaded taxi collided head on with a bus.
3 victims of KZN school accident laid to rest

Saturday 21 January 2017 14:19

KwaZulu Natal Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwana, has urged pupils from two Ntuzuma high schools north of Durban to honour their fellow learners who died in a taxi crash by improving their marks.


 The taxi that was carrying the pulpils collided head-on with a bus allegedly while overtaking a stationery vehicle.
Survivor of KZN school taxi accident still traumatised

Saturday 14 January 2017 16:43

A survivor of the horror crash, which claimed the lives of four KwaZulu-Natal pupils on the opening day of school this week, says he's still haunted by the incident.


The teenagers were killed in a collision between a taxi and a bus at Ntuzuma, north of the city, on their way to the first day of school.
Road crash claims lives of four pupils on first day of school

Wednesday 11 January 2017 16:26

Parents of the four pupils, who were killed in a road crash near Durban on Wednesday, are devastated.


5 killed after two light motor vehicles and a truck collided with each other on the N4 near Nelspruit.
Eight dead in two Mpumulanga crashes on same road

Tuesday 3 January 2017 07:31

Eight people were killed in two separate crashes on the same stretch of road near Nelspruit in Mpumalanga on Monday afternoon.


Five killed in Mpumalanga crash

Monday 2 January 2017 16:53

Five people have been killed after two light motor vehicles and a truck collided with each other on Schoemanskloof road about 40km out of Nelspruit.


Seven die in head-on collision

Sunday 1 January 2017 09:22

Seven people have been burnt beyond recognition following a head-on collision between a taxi and another vehicle on the Grasmere road.


Three dead in Rondebult crash

Friday 30 December 2016 07:58

Three people have been killed and three others injured after the bakkie they were traveling in rolled multiple times on the N12 west at the Rondebult exit in Boksburg.


Road blocks have been set up in different parts of the province.
Mpumalanga clamps down on drunk driving

Tuesday 27 December 2016 14:24

Ninety seven motorists have been arrested for driving under the influence in Mpumalanga.


Motorists have been urged to obey all the rules of the road.
W Cape Traffic Department cautions against reckless driving

Tuesday 20 December 2016 13:16

The Western Cape Traffic Department has urged motorists to drive with caution and to follow the rules of the road this festive season.


The cause of the accident is unknown and is being investigated.
One dead, two critically injured in N1 Maraisburg crash

Sunday 11 December 2016 12:10

One person has been killed and two others were critically injured in a collision between two cars on the N1 north at the Maraisburg off-ramp in Johannesburg on Saturday night.


Kenya oil tanker accident kills at least 25 in fire

Sunday 11 December 2016 06:49

A fireball from an oil tanker on one of Kenya's main highways has engulfed several vehicles and killed at least 25 people.


9 people died in EC accidents in less than 24 hours.
9 die in E Cape car accidents

Saturday 10 December 2016 21:43

Nine people died in separate crashes in the Eastern Cape since Friday.


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.


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