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Opel Corsa Crashes into Bus in Cape Town; 14 Killed

Opel Corsa Crashes into Bus in Cape Town; 14 Killed

An Opel Corsa crashed into a passenger bus at N7 near Klawar, Western Cape Town, South Africa, on April 16th. According to sources, the Corsa overtook oncoming vehicles and smashed into the bus. At least 14 people were killed in the crash. Investigations are underway.

Passenger Bus Overturns in South Africa; 33 Injured

Passenger Bus Overturns in South Africa; 33 Injured

A bus careered off the road and overturned onto its side on the N2 between East London and King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa, on the early morning of December 30th. At least 33 people were taken to hospital with injuries of varying intensities. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Bus-Minibus Taxi Crash in South Africa; 13 Killed, 12 Injured

Bus-Minibus Taxi Crash in South Africa; 13 Killed, 12 Injured

A bus and a minibus taxi collided head-on with each other on N1, Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa, on the morning of December 24th. At least 13 people were killed whereas, 12 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Freight Train Derails in South Africa; 1 Killed

Freight Train Derails in South Africa; 1 Killed

A Transnet goods train derailed off the tracks in Madibogo, Delareyville, North West, South Africa, on December 22nd. According to sources, the train was travelling from Kimberley to Mahikeng, when it hit a cow and two of its locomotives overturned. At least 1 out of 3 occupants was killed in the accident. The accident remains under [...]

Buses Collision in South Africa Leaves 38 Injured

Buses Collision in South Africa Leaves 38 Injured

A D04 bus rear ended two stationary MyCiti buses on the route between Mitchells Plain West and the Civic Centre in Kapteinsklip, Tafelsig, Cape Town, South Africa, on the morning of November 8th. At least 38 people suffered injuries of varying intensities as a result of the collision. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the [...]

Garbage Truck Overturns in Gauteng South Africa; 2 Killed, 1 Injured

Garbage Truck Overturns in Gauteng South Africa; 2 Killed, 1 Injured

A garbage truck overturned on Southpansberg Road in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa, on the afternoon of October 29th. Two men were found dead whereas one was critically injured in the accident. The injured man was airlifted to the hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 200 Injured

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 200 Injured

Two trains collided on the rail split in Tembisa, East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, on October 24th. One person was killed in the crash whereas more than 200 passengers sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Bus Overturns in South Africa; 9 Killed, Dozens Injured

A bus overturned on the N1 near Touws River, Laingsburg, Western Cape, South Africa, on the morning of October 16th. At least 9 people were killed whereas more than 20 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Military Bus Crash in South Africa; 10 Killed, 31 Injured

Military Bus Crash in South Africa; 10 Killed, 31 Injured

A military bus overturned and crashed at the Golden gate reserve in the Free State province, South Africa on August 19th. According to sources the bus carrying military personnel, mainly women, was travelling to attend a women’s day event at the time. At least 10 soldiers were killed in the accident while 31 others suffered injuries of [...]

Woman Critically Injured after Getting Hit by Train in Cape Town

Woman Critically Injured after Getting Hit by Train in Cape Town

An elderly woman was hit by a train in Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa, on July 7th. According to sources, the woman was walking across the train tracks at the time. The accident left the woman in critical condition, with both her arms and legs amputated. She was taken to hospital.

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