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Trucks Crashed in Johannesburg; 2 Killed, 2 Injured

Trucks Crashed in Johannesburg; 2 Killed, 2 Injured

Three trucks crashed into each other near Loskop Dam in Mpumalanga, Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 23rd. Two men lost their lives in the crash, while two others sustained injuries. The cause of crash is not known yet. The injured were taken to hospital.

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Two trains hit each other between Olifantsfontein and Elandsfontein in the east of Johannesburg on June 1st. The accident happened when a Business Express train was coming from Pretoria crashed into an empty train going towards Leralla station. Numerous carriages leaned to their sides after the crash. The trains were manually authorised to [...]

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 55 Injured

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 55 Injured

Two trains collided into each other in Elandsfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 1st. Several carriages of the trains leaned to their right after hitting each other. One train driver lost his life in the crash while around 55 passengers sustained injuries of various intensities. The cause of accident remains under investigation.

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 [...]

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.

Bus Crash in Johannesburg Injures 30 Children

Bus Crash in Johannesburg Injures 30 Children

A bus carrying children overturned on Main Harding Road in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the afternoon of August 4. Thirty children suffered injuries of varied degrees. They were transported to a hospital in Port Shepstone. According to Chris Botha of Netcare 911, the bus was lying on its side and kids were spread all over the road by the [...]

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 [...]