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Train Crashed into Bakkie in Cape Town; 7 Dead

Train Crashed into Bakkie in Cape Town; 7 Dead

A train crashed into a bakkie in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 27th. The accident happened at the Buttskop level crossing in Blackheath, Cape Town. There were seven people aboard the bakkie at the time; all of them were killed in the crash.

Bus Crash in South Africa Kills At Least 13

Bus Crash in South Africa Kills At Least 13

A bus overturned near Ngcobo in Eastern Cape, South Africa, on March 28th. The accident happened when the bus was heading from Welkom, Free State, to Mthatha, Eastern Cape. At least thirteen people were killed in the crash. Over thirty others were injured. The cause of crash is being investigated.

Passenger Train Crashes in South Africa; 19 Killed

Passenger Train Crashes in South Africa; 19 Killed

A passenger train crashed into a lorry in Free State, South Africa, on January 4th. The accident happened at a level crossing near Kroonstad, when the train was heading from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, South Africa. Nineteen people were killed in the crash. Over two hundred others were injured. The accident is being investigated.

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.

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