Accidents

WATCH | Trucker trampled to death by looters in N1 De Doorns crash

Cape Town – A truck driver from Time Link Cargo has been killed by looters after surviving a crash allegedly caused by the same people in De Doorns early on Sunday morning. It is alleged that unknown people threw a large boulder through the windshield of the truck which knocked out the driver. He lost …

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Truck overturns at feared traffic light in Bloemfontein

A truck has overturned at the dreaded traffic light in Du Plessis Avenue in Langenhovenpark, Bloemfontein, and caused a diesel spill. It is alleged that the driver of the truck with a GP registration number was speeding and lost control of the vehicle, hitting a lamp pole. There were two people in the truck and …

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14 killed in horrific Limpopo bus crash on N1

Limpopo – Fourteen Zimbabwean nationals including children, were killed and 36 others injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned on the N1, Limpopo on Monday. The incident happened in Louis Trichardt. This follows another accident in Modimolle, Limpopo just before Easter when 10 Zimbabwean nationals died when a truck collided with a minibus …

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Watch: Several trucks and cars in serious multi-vehicle crash on R59

There is a serious accident on the R59 near the Ascot-on-Vaal exit near Vanderbijlpark where at least is five trucks and about 13 cars are involved. A number of vehicles crashed against each other because of the congestion behind this accident. According to unconfirmed rumors, five people died and many were injured. Several emergency services …

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Truck driver, two passengers killed after crashing down a cliff in KZN

Durban – Three people including the truck driver succumbed to their injuries and two other people have sustained serious injuries after the truck in which they were travelling veered off the road in the Swayimane, Watburg and went over a cliff yesterday afternoon. Midlands EMS arrived on the scene and were shown to where the …

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Six killed in truck and bakkie head-on crash near Durban

Durban – Six people have been killed in a head-on collision between a tipper truck and a bakkie on M27, north of Durban. Netcare 911’s Shawn Herbst said paramedics responded to the collision on the M27 between Umdloti and Mount Moreland to find total carnage. Six people sustained fatal injuries and were declared deceased on …

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Three killed in chain of accidents involving a bus and two trucks

Cape Town – At least three people were killed, 52 injured including the driver, when a Greyhound passenger bus travelling to Cape Town drove into a truck that had collided with another truck which was stuck on N1 Tweedside between Laingsburg and Touwsriver on Sunday morning. Traffic chief Kenny Africa said apparently one truck broke …

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Man killed in horrific Durban truck crash

Durban – One person died and two others were critically injured when a truck veered out of control, hit two other vehicles, and smashed into overhead bridge support pillars on the M7 in Durban on Saturday morning, paramedics said. Just after 11am, Rescue Care paramedics responded to a multiple vehicle accident on the M7 eastbound …

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Runaway truck tyre wrecks car in Johannesburg

Johannesburg- A motorist in Edenvale had a scary but lucky experience on the highway when a runaway tyre from a truck wrote off his car. Emer-G-Med shared photos of the accident scene, showing the extent of the damage caused to the vehicle after Thursday’s accident on the R24 east, near Barbara Road. [h5p id=”10″] “A …

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Heavy delays on N3 as crash on Van Reenen causes Tugela toll plaza closure

Durban – The wet weather conditions and accidents on the N3 Toll Route caused heavy congestion and delays on Monday, the N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) said. “We appeal to road users to exercise extreme caution and patience under these peak traffic conditions,” the company’s commercial manager, Con Roux said. Motorists stuck in long queues for …

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