Johannesburg :: South Africa
| updated 2013-12-20 12:55:32 -0800
More than 600 lives have been lost in over 600 road accidents in December, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Friday. "Major contributing factors to these crashes are dangerous overtaking, driver fatigue, excessive speed and driving under the influence of...
Cape Town :: South Africa
| updated 2013-12-20 12:56:21 -0800
Two men were killed and one was seriously injured when their truck veered out of control and crashed into a wall in Auckland Park on Friday, Johannesburg emergency services said. The accident took place around 11:30, spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said....
Queenstown :: South Africa
| updated 2013-12-20 08:22:11 -0800
Three people were killed and 20 injured when a truck swerved in front of a bus on the R61 between Queenstown and Cofimvaba on Friday morning, Arrive Alive Eastern Cape said. After emergency services arrived, they had to free people...
Pietermaritzburg :: South Africa
| updated 2013-12-21 01:27:50 -0800
Fourteen people were injured when a truck transporting mangoes and people overturned in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday morning, paramedics said. The truck overturned on the N3 near Liberty mall at about 08:30, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha. "After triaging...