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Train Crashes into Car in South Africa, Car Driver Killed

Train Crashes into Car in South Africa, Car Driver Killed

A train crashed into a car at Lephalale Exxaro Crossing, Lephalale, Limpopo, South Africa, on the night of March 16. The car driver was killed in the crash, whereas no other injuries were reported. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

11 Killed, 29 Injured in Tanzania Bus Crash

11 Killed, 29 Injured in Tanzania Bus Crash

A passenger bus crashed into a truck on a highway in Pangamlima, Korogwe, Tanzania, on the morning of February 11. According to sources, the bus went on the opposite side of the road and crashed into a loaded truck. At least 11 people were killed in the accident while another 29 sustained injuries of various intensities. The injured were [...]

Bus Accident in South African Capital Injures 51

Bus Accident in South African Capital Injures 51

A bus overturned on the N8 highway, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa, on the morning of February 1st. At least 51 people sustained injuries of various intensities in the crash. The injured were taken to hospitals. The accident remains under investigation.

Bus Crash in South Africa; 4 Killed, 30 Injured

Bus Crash in South Africa; 4 Killed, 30 Injured

A bus crashed into an embankment near Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa, on the morning of January 6th. Authorities reported that the cause of accident is not known yet, while the bus was found parked on the roadside. At least 4 people were killed in the accident while another 30 suffered injuries of various intensities. The injured [...]

School Bus Catches Fire in South Africa; 2 Children Dead

School Bus Catches Fire in South Africa; 2 Children Dead

A school bus crashed and caught fire near Warden in the Free State, South Africa, on November 13. The accident happened when the bus was travelling on N3 highway between Warden and Harrismith. Two children were killed in the accident. Authorities said four others were seriously injured while seventeen others sustained minor injuries. The [...]

Bus Crash in South Africa Leaves 3 Dead, 17 Injured

Bus Crash in South Africa Leaves 3 Dead, 17 Injured

A bus crashed near the town of Mount Ayliff in Eastern Cape province, South Africa, on September 3. It is believed that the bus fell off a bridge after the driver lost control. Three people, including a child, were killed in the accident while 17 others were injured. Authorities said 9 of the injured were in critical condition.

At Least 35 Killed as Bus Falls Off Cliff in South Africa

At Least 35 Killed as Bus Falls Off Cliff in South Africa

A bus fell off a cliff near Willowvale, Eastern Cape province, South Africa, on August 29. The accident happened when the bus was transporting 44 passengers, including children. At least 35 people lost their lives in the accident while 9 others were injured. Authorities said one of the injured was in critical condition. The cause of crash [...]

Minibus Falls Off Bridge, Hit by Train in South Africa; 15 Dead

Minibus Falls Off Bridge, Hit by Train in South Africa; 15 Dead

A minibus collided with a train after it fell off a bridge and onto rail tracks near Shakas head in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on August 17. The accident happened when the minibus was carrying 20 people. At least 15 people were killed in the accident. Four others were injured and were taken to hospital. Everyone aboard the train [...]

Trains Collided in Johannesburg; 239 Sustained Minor Injuries

Trains Collided in Johannesburg; 239 Sustained Minor Injuries

A moving train crashed into a stationary train in Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 17. The accident happened between Booysens and Crown Mines stations, when both commuter trains were bound for Soweto. According to Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng, 239 people sustained minor injuries in the accident. The cause of accident is [...]

Bus Collides with a Bakkie in Limpopo; 2 Killed, 60 Injured

Bus Collides with a Bakkie in Limpopo; 2 Killed, 60 Injured

A bus collided head-on with a Bakkie at R528 George’s Valley in Limpopo, South Africa, on the afternoon of July 12. According to an ER24 spokesperson, “Paramedics found people standing around a bus wedged against a barrier and a Nissan bakkie with severe damage." Two people were killed while another 60 sustained injuries in the [...]

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