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Bus Crashes in South Africa; 70 Injured

Bus Crashes in South Africa; 70 Injured

A bus crashed at R603 in Adams Mission, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on the morning of May 12th. According to the paramedics staff, the bus was found lying on the side of the road. Around 70 children sustained injuries in the crash. The cause of crash is under investigation.

Minibus Collides with Truck in South Africa; 20 Killed

Minibus Collides with Truck in South Africa; 20 Killed

A minibus collided with a truck between Verena and Bronkhorstspruit near Pretoria, South Africa, on April 21st. The bus caught fire right after the crash. At least 19 children and the driver lost their lives while trapped in the flaming bus. The cause of the accident is not clear yet.

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.

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 [...]

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.

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.

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