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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One person dies in Lwandle helicopter crash

ER24 has confirmed that one person, a lone occupant,  has been killed in the helicopter crash at Nomzamo High School in Lwandle, near Strand. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 12h00. The helicopter pilot sustained numerous injuries and died on the scene. “Paramedics assessed the lone occupant and[…]

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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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Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Masipa is fine!

Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Thokozile Masipa was not petrol bombed. An article doing the rounds on social media has claimed that Judge Masipa, who presided over the trial and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, was petrol bombed on her way home on Wednesday. But police and ER24 say they have[…]

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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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