SABC News - Accident


Health MEC visits Wits crash survivors

Wednesday 4 May 2016 06:23

Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has visited four Wits University students in Johannesburg's Charlotte Maxeke hospital after they survived a fatal taxi crash.


Wits expresses shock at students' deaths in Limpopo crash

Monday 2 May 2016 14:15

Witwatersrand University (Wits) has described as shocking its students' passing away in a minibus taxi crash on the N1 near the Nyl Plaza toll in Limpopo.


Nine burnt beyond recognition in Limpopo crash

Monday 2 May 2016 09:34

Nine people have been killed after a mini bus they were travelling in overturned on the N1 near Nyl plaza toll gate in Limpopo.


This is the second taxi accident in the westrand over the long weekend after Friday’s accident that claimed 14 lives in Randfontein
Three killed in N12 Potchefstroom taxi crash

Sunday 1 May 2016 12:07

Three people were killed following a taxi crash that occurred on the N12 near Potchefstroom on the Gauteng's west rand.


The taxi is believed to have veered onto the truck, causing a head-on collision. All passengers were killed on impact.
Authorities to investigate Randfontein crash

Saturday 30 April 2016 10:17

The Department of Transport says the Road Traffic Management Corporation will investigate the crash that killed 14 people on the R41 in Randfontein, on Friday.


Traffic officials say the taxi allegedly swerved towards the truck causing the accident.
13 Dead in Randfontein taxi accident

Friday 29 April 2016 16:17

Police forensics experts have started collecting the bodies of 13 people who died in an accident between a taxi and a truck on the R41 in Randfontein on the West Rand.


One person died when a truck carrying rubble lost control on the steep road adjacent to the Guatrain tracks.
Gautrain passengers’ safety under the spotlight

Thursday 21 April 2016 19:23

The Gautrain passengers' safety has come under the spotlight following Wednesday’s accident in Pretoria.


The co-driver of the truck was killed in the accident.
Gautrain resumes operations after truck accident

Thursday 21 April 2016 05:42

The Gautrain has resumed operations between the Pretoria and Hatfield stations. This after a truck crashed into the railway line on Wednesday and caused services to be suspended.


Zuma extends condolences to families of members killed in bus accident

Monday 18 April 2016 15:24

President Zuma has extended his condolences to the families of eleven African National Congress (ANC) volunteers from Ekurhuleni who died in a bus accident.


Rescue services had to use the jaws-of-life to free the man from the car.
Motorists warned to avoid M1 highway due to accident

Saturday 16 April 2016 16:51

Motorists are advised to avoid the N1 at the Allandale Road exit in Midrand, between Pretoria and Johannesburg, due to a major accident along that route.


Speeding blamed for Simba Mhere's death

Friday 1 April 2016 12:05

Metro police officer has told the Randburg Magistrates court Johannesburg that speeding caused the accident that killed former Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere and his friend Kady-Shay O'Bryan.


Six people, including three children, were killed after the vehicle in which they were travelling in overturned on the R36 near Mooketsi in Limpopo.
10 killed on SA roads

Saturday 26 March 2016 13:21

Ten people have been killed in two separate crashes in the past 24 hours in the country.


AA calls for tougher action against unruly motorists

Friday 25 March 2016 21:54

The AA has called for tougher action against motorists flouting the rules of the road.


The minibus taxi overturned on the N1.
Three killed in Polokwane taxi accident

Friday 25 March 2016 09:29

Three people have been killed in a taxi accident on the N1 near Polokwane, Limpopo.


Victims of KZN “blue light” crash named, Mchunu to visit families

Sunday 20 March 2016 12:14

Authorities have released the names of two women who died in a crash involving one of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu’s “blue light” VIP protection support vehicles.


More traffic law enforcers to be deployed in Limpopo

Saturday 19 March 2016 21:08

More traffic law enforcers will be deployed along major routes of Limpopo in preparation for the Easter holidays.


One person died and three others were injured in an accident on the R44.
One dead, three injured in early morning Stellenbosch crash

Saturday 12 March 2016 08:45

One person died and three others were injured in an accident on the R44 in Techno Park, Stellenbosch, in the early hours of Saturday morning, Western Cape paramedics said.


The school children are from the Ngqamakhwe Senior secondary School and were on their way home after attending a sports day.
E Cape accident claims six school children's lives

Sunday 6 March 2016 09:38

Six school children have lost their lives when the minibus they were travelling in overturned near Tsomo in the Eastern Cape.


Seven year old dies in Free State accident

Saturday 5 March 2016 15:17

A seven-year-old boy has died, and six others have sustained serious injuries after the bakkie they were travelling in overturned on Old Koppies road in Kroonstad.


The deceased were travelling in the same vehicle which ended up under the wheels of a truck it was busy overtaking.
Three killed in Cape collision

Saturday 5 March 2016 11:47

Three people have died in a collision on the N1 near Matjiesfontein in the Western Cape.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,