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Child Killed in Cape Town Bus Crash

Child Killed in Cape Town Bus Crash

A bus overturned while travelling at Olieboom Road in Schaapkraal, Cape Town, South Africa on May 20. The accident happened when the bus was carrying at least 25 people, including children. Authorities said a child succumbed to his injuries after the accident. Around 20 other people sustained minor to moderate injuries. The cause of [...]

Train Crash in South Africa Leaves 1 Dead, 240 Injured

Train Crash in South Africa Leaves 1 Dead, 240 Injured

Two passenger trains collided at a station in Denver, in the suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 28. Authorities said one of the trains had stopped at the station when the other one crashed into it. Both trains were en-route from Pretoria to Johannesburg at the time. A train guard lost his life in the accident while 240 people [...]

3 Killed, Several Injured after Buses Collide in Johannesburg

3 Killed, Several Injured after Buses Collide in Johannesburg

Two Metrobuses collided head-on while travelling on Jan Smuts Avenue in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 24. Authorities said the buses, one of which was a double-decker, crashed near Zoo Lake. Three people were killed in the accident. The deceased include a driver and a pregnant woman. Around 64 others were injured.

2 Killed, 24 Injured after Bus Overturned in South Africa

2 Killed, 24 Injured after Bus Overturned in South Africa

A bus veered off the road and overturned on the R56 in Richmond, South Africa, on the morning of April 15. Authorities said the bus swerved for an unknown reason before it turned over near Andersons service station. Two people were killed in the crash while 24 others sustained injuries. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, [...]

Cape Town Bus Accident Kills 1

Cape Town Bus Accident Kills 1

A bus overturned on Lansdowne Road in Phillipi, Cape Town, South Africa, on April 7. Authorities believe the bus turned over in an attempt to avoid collision with another vehicle. One person was killed in the accident while another one was critically injured. Authorities said at least 25 others sustained minor to moderate injuries. The [...]

3 Dead, 26 Injured after Bus Veers Off Road in South Africa

3 Dead, 26 Injured after Bus Veers Off Road in South Africa

A bus swerved off the road at the Franschhoek mountain pass, Western Cape, South Africa, on March 7. Authorities believe the accident happened when the bus was transporting members of the Groendal rugby club. Three people lost their lives in the accident while 26 others sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical. The cause of [...]

24 Injured as Buses Collide in South Africa

24 Injured as Buses Collide in South Africa

Two buses collided on the A Z Berman Road of Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain in Western Cape, South Africa, on February 9. According to an ER24 official, “It’s believed the first bus collided with the rear of the second bus, causing the patients’ injuries. On inspection paramedics discovered that 24 people in the first bus has sustained [...]

Bus Overturns in Free State; Atleast 52 Injured

Bus Overturns in Free State; Atleast 52 Injured

A bus overturned near Harrismith in Free State, South Africa, on the morning of January 24. The accident happened when the bus was carrying some adult passengers along with 31 students of the New Horizon School. According to Sergeant Mmako Mophiring, “At about 8am the bus’s front tyre burst and it left the road into the nearby farm where it [...]

2 Dead, 56 Injured in Free State Bus-Truck Collision

2 Dead, 56 Injured in Free State Bus-Truck Collision

A bus crashed into a truck near Welkom, Free State, South Africa, after midnight on December 13. The accident happened when the Intercape bus was heading to Cape Town with 56 passengers aboard. Two people, including the bus driver, were killed in the accident while atleast 56 others were injured. The injured were shifted to hospital.

35 Injured as Bus Overturns in Pretoria

35 Injured as Bus Overturns in Pretoria

A bus overturned on the N1 highway in Wonderboom, Pretoria, South Africa, shortly after 6:30 a.m. on November 2. According to Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha, "The bus was travelling southbound on the N1 when the trailer started swaying for unknown reasons, the bus then overturned and rested on its side across the highway." Thirty five [...]

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