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Bus Crashes in Mpumalanga, SA; 10 Burnt to Death

Bus Crashes in Mpumalanga, SA; 10 Burnt to Death

A Great North Transport bus, carrying commuters to Bushbuckridge, collided with an SUV truck on R40 road near White River in Mpumalanga, Johannesburg, South Africa, on the evening of June 4. The bus bursted into flames after the collision. Ten people were burnt to death beyond recognition and 40 others sustained injuries of varied degrees. Only [...]

11 Died after a Bus Crashed in Cape Town, SA

11 Died after a Bus Crashed in Cape Town, SA

A bus crashed in Western Cape Town, SA, between George and Oudtshoorn during early hours of Thursday. Eleven people were killed on the spot while 18 others, including 4 children, were injured. Nine of 18 injured are believed to have life threatening injuries. The injured have been transferred to local hospitals. According to ER24 [...]

Rear End Collision Between 2 Buses injures 66 in Pretoria, SA

Rear End Collision Between 2 Buses injures 66 in Pretoria, SA

A rear-end collision between two buses injured sixty six people in Pretoria, a city in Gauteng Province, South Africa. The paramedics confirmed that the crash happened Thursday evening, on the R55 near Laudium, Pretoria. The injuries are mostly moderate to serious. According to the Netcare 911 spokesperson, Santi Steinmann, “All the [...]

Free State Bus Crash Injures 68

Free State Bus Crash Injures 68

A collision between two buses near Bloemfontein in the Free State, South Africa injured atleast 68 people. The incident occurred on N1 south-bound on April 17, at about 7 am. According to Santi Steinmann, spokesperson of Netcare 911, “All the patients were treated on scene before they were transported to various hospitals for further [...]

Rustenburg Train Crash Kills Three Children

Rustenburg Train Crash Kills Three Children

A vehicle carrying 12 children collided with a train at a level crossing in Rustenburg in the North West of Johannesburg, South Africa. Three children were killed while other nine and the vehicle driver were injured. Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said that some of the injured were in critical condition. The injured were provided [...]

Cape Crash in Suspended Bus

Cape Crash in Suspended Bus

A Hanekoms Coach that crashed when its brakes failed had failed testing and had been suspended at the time of the accident. The Bus crashed between Caledon and Villiersdorp, injuring all 63 passengers aboard. Some were hospitalized at Caledon hospital, including a boy with a broken leg and concussion, and a woman with a back injury.

Durban Train Crash Injures 12

Durban Train Crash Injures 12

Two KwaZulu-Natal trains collided at the Berea Road Station in Durban injuring twelve, including the drivers. The cause of the train collision is under investigation. One person sustained critical injuries. The injured were hospitalized in Durban hospitals.

Inanda Bus Crash

Inanda Bus Crash

The bus that slid down a slope near Durban, in Awatikwe, Inanda was handled by KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical services and private buses. Twenty-five people were injured, fourteen seriously. Emergency services set up a triage to stabilize patients on the scene before transporting them out. The accident is under investigation.

Sixty-Five Nongoma Bus Accident Victims

Sixty-Five Nongoma  Bus Accident Victims

A bus overturned while traveling on a dirt road near the southeastern town of Nongoma in South Africa. Sixty-five aboard were injured. Emergency workers triaged the injured on the scene. Respondees included six ambulances, two advanced life support paramedics and a patient transport bus. Forty-six patients were transported by KZN EMS. [...]

65 Injured in S. African Bus Rollover

65 Injured in S. African Bus Rollover

In KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services, six ambulances, two paramedics, private paramedics, emergency workers and a patient bus responded to a bus accident on a dirt road where all 65 aboard were injured when the bus they were on flipped. All the injured were triaged on the scene before being sent to Benedictine [...]

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