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Bus crash kills 19

Bus crash kills 19

What: Bus en route from Bloemfontein to Bethlehem Where: Warmbath outside of Fouriesburg When: Jan 5 2011 Who: 19 fatalities. 19 injuries Why: One of the tires burst, and the driver lost control of the bus, driving into a small stream.

Numbers Rising in Mini-Bus taxi Crash

Numbers Rising in Mini-Bus taxi Crash

Update What: Jozini to Empangeni Durban to Mozambique Where: N2 highway near Mtubatuba When: December 23 2010 Who: 16 deaths at the scene, 4 more since then, 18 are reported injured. Why: One of the mini bus taxis was travelling from Jozini to Empangeni. The other minibus was traveling from Durban to Mozambique and had 9 passengers. [...]

S Africa Bus Crash kills 16

S Africa Bus Crash kills 16

What: Jozini to Empangeni Durban to Mozambique Where: N2 highway near Mtubatuba When: December 23 2010 Who: 16 deaths at the scene Why: One of the vehicles was travelling from Jozini to Empangeni and the other from Durban to Mozambique when they struck head-on. Sixteen died on the scene

Bus Crash Kills 3, injures 36

Bus Crash Kills 3, injures 36

What: Bus travelling from Port Elizabeth to Durban Where: corner of Madeira and Sutherland streets, Mthatha South Africa When: November 1, 2010, 1.30am. Who: three fatalities, including four-week-old infant Shaun Chisiri and the bus driver, 36 injured Why: A mercedes struck the bus, the bus driver lost control, struck a delivery truck on [...]

Capetown School buses collide

Capetown School buses collide

What: 2 Golden Arrow buses Where: N2, Cape Town at Jan Smuts turn off in Cape Town South Africa When: October 20, 2010 Who: 75 injured Why: Two buses were traveling in the dedicated bus line when they collided in Capetown. 75 people had minor injuries, although some were taken to the hospital with more serious injuries. Golden Arrow sent [...]

SA Train Line Unbanned

SA Train Line Unbanned

Traffic has been allowed to resume on the Vereeniging and Natalspruit mainline. Due to signalling cable damage from construction, an accident that left 40 injured occurred on the tracks on the 10th of September. Inspectors banned train traffic until the automated system became operable. Construction company involved may not be held [...]

Trains Collide East of Johannesburg

Trains Collide East of Johannesburg

What: Metrorail passenger train crashed into a stationary goods train on the Vereeniging/ Germiston line Where: east of Johannesburg in Alrode Alberton When: Sept 10, 2010 Who: 31 people were injured, 14 of them seriously Why: Two trains collided in Alrode Alberton between Mpilisweni and Angus, on the Vereeniging line. 56 passengers were on [...]

Capetown Train Crash

Capetown Train Crash

What: Metrorail Western Cape Commuter train Where: Blackheath crossing at Cape Flats, Cape Town South Africa When: August 25 2010 Why: The minibus taxi taking children to school jumped a line of cars, bypassed the road signs, flashing lights and booms, and was struck by the oncoming train. The casualties were Liezel August, 11, Nadine [...]

South Africa Bus Crash Kills 11

South Africa Bus Crash Kills 11

What: Sekhukhune Express bus Where: George's Valley Road between Tzaneen and Polokwane When: 18.30 on Sunday August 1 Who: Eleven people were killed including two children, 46 injured Why: The Sekhukhune Express bus overturned and rolled down an embankment. The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) dispatched an independent team of [...]

Mpumalanga Regrets

Mpumalanga Regrets

The Mpumalanga Education Department publicly offers condolences to three victims of the Thokhobela Primary School bus collision with a train while crossing the railway near the Rolle Train Station. “The Mpumalanga Education Department has learnt with shock of the accident involving the bus and cargo train. We want to take this opportunity to [...]

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