SABC News - Accident


Seven killed in F State crash

Saturday 22 November 2014 19:35

Seven people were killed and 12 injured when a taxi collided with a car near Bethlehem, Free State, paramedics said on Saturday.


Tembisa accident claims six lives

Friday 21 November 2014 10:45

Six people have been killed and seven others injured when a taxi collided with a bakkie on Olifantsfontein Road in Tembisa on Friday morning.


Duduzane Zuma’s inquest postponed

Monday 17 November 2014 10:29

An inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma's son was postponed on Monday to give both the defence and the State time to go through the evidence.


Duduzane Zuma has told the Randburg Magistrate court that  he lost control of his car after driving over a pool of water on the freeway near Sandton when the crash occurred.
Closing arguments in Duduzane Zuma’s case to continue

Monday 17 November 2014 05:16

Closing arguments are expected to continue in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Monday, in the inquest into a fatal crash involving President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane.


F State road accidents claim six lives

Sunday 16 November 2014 08:31

Six people have been killed and one seriously injured in two separate crashes in the Free State.


Zuma's son admits to “over speeding” on day of crash

Friday 7 November 2014 20:13

President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, has testified at an inquest for the accident he was involved in in February 2014.


Limpopo ambulance crash claims six lives

Friday 7 November 2014 11:45

Six people have been killed and one seriously injured when an ambulance collided with a sedan near Lebowakgomo outside Polokwane.


A piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near Cantil, California on  November 1, 2014.
US space industry girds for more oversight after accidents

Friday 7 November 2014 06:55

Executives in the fledgling commercial United Space space industry are bracing for increased scrutiny and oversight after two accidents last week.


Virgin Galactic's new spaceship N202VG, which the company began building 2 and a half years ago, is seen in a hangar at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California on Wednesday.
New spaceship restoring hope after Virgin Galactic crash

Thursday 6 November 2014 06:41

Technicians are back at work putting together an identical sister ship to that of Virgin Galactic's ill-fated SpaceShipTwo.


Two die in East Rand crash

Sunday 2 November 2014 09:28

Two people have been killed and two others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed against a concrete barrier in Boksburg on Sunday.


It is not yet clear what caused the accident.
Multiple car crash forces N3 to be closed

Friday 31 October 2014 09:48

A major crash involving at least 13 cars has been reported on the N3 on the KwaZulu-Natal side of Van Reenen's Pass on the Free State border.  


 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died in a car accident on the R555 between Ogies and Emalahleni in Mpumalanga on Friday.
Limpopo govt to assist in Mulaudzi’s funeral

Tuesday 28 October 2014 06:15

The Limpopo provincial government says it will help the family of late Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi with the funeral arrangements.


Isaac Maruding intends to plead not guilty claiming the accident occurred after the brakes on his vehicle failed.
Alberton truck driver expected in court next month

Tuesday 28 October 2014 06:12

The driver of a truck which ploughed into 48 vehicles on the N12 highway in Alberton east of Johannesburg will return to court on November 12.


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


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