accident

Call for investigation into Ou Kaapse Weg crash

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works has called for an investigation into an accident which resulted in death of 10 people. Another 14 were injured after a construction vehicle lost control and overturned several times on the Ou Kaapse Weg in Steenberg on Saturday morning. According to[…]

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Gavin Watson’s death: 5 holes in the investigation

Despite three parallel investigations into Watson’s death, there are more questions than answers so far. Almost a month has gone by since late Bosasa boss Gavin Watson’s fatal crash that shocked South Africa, but the nation is no more clued up on the facts of his death than they were[…]

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CT motorcyclist killed in horrific accident

Social media users have expressed their shock and sadness following the death of 27-year-old Reyaad Arend, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday. Arend, who had been travelling on his motorbike, was killed in a collision with a car, between Klipfontein and Kroomboom Road along the M5 south[…]

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SANCO calls for harsher penalties for reckless drivers

The South African National Civic Organisation on Sunday called for clamping down on reckless and negligent driving following an accident that claimed many lives on Sunday. This is after twelve people were killed in a collision between a bus and a taxi on a N1, outside Worsester in the Western[…]

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Cape woman loses arms and legs in train accident

A 70-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a train in Cape Town on Thursday morning, ER24 said in a statement. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said the woman was walking across train tracks in Athlone when the accident happened. “The woman was found laying in the[…]

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Paraglider seriously injured in Cape Town crash

One person was seriously injured in a paragliding accident in Green Point, Cape Town, on Monday. City of Cape Town fire and rescue services spokesperson, Theo Layne, said the paraglider crashed in Beach Road, Green Point, on Monday afternoon. She was assisted by paramedics and fire rescue services. She was[…]

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Minister’s motorcade involved in fatal accident

A pedestrian has been killed in an accident involving one of State Security Minister David Mahlobo’s official vehicles in Mpumalanga, the department said on Thursday. Spokesperson Brian Dube could not immediately confirm whether Mahlobo was in any of the motorcade vehicles during the accident. “I can confirm that one of[…]

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