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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.

Bus Accident in South African Capital Injures 51

Bus Accident in South African Capital Injures 51

A bus overturned on the N8 highway, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa, on the morning of February 1st. At least 51 people sustained injuries of various intensities in the crash. The injured were taken to hospitals. The accident remains under investigation.

Bus Crash in South Africa; 4 Killed, 30 Injured

Bus Crash in South Africa; 4 Killed, 30 Injured

A bus crashed into an embankment near Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa, on the morning of January 6th. Authorities reported that the cause of accident is not known yet, while the bus was found parked on the roadside. At least 4 people were killed in the accident while another 30 suffered injuries of various intensities. The injured [...]

School Bus Catches Fire in South Africa; 2 Children Dead

School Bus Catches Fire in South Africa; 2 Children Dead

A school bus crashed and caught fire near Warden in the Free State, South Africa, on November 13. The accident happened when the bus was travelling on N3 highway between Warden and Harrismith. Two children were killed in the accident. Authorities said four others were seriously injured while seventeen others sustained minor injuries. The [...]

Bus Crash in South Africa Leaves 3 Dead, 17 Injured

Bus Crash in South Africa Leaves 3 Dead, 17 Injured

A bus crashed near the town of Mount Ayliff in Eastern Cape province, South Africa, on September 3. It is believed that the bus fell off a bridge after the driver lost control. Three people, including a child, were killed in the accident while 17 others were injured. Authorities said 9 of the injured were in critical condition.

At Least 35 Killed as Bus Falls Off Cliff in South Africa

At Least 35 Killed as Bus Falls Off Cliff in South Africa

A bus fell off a cliff near Willowvale, Eastern Cape province, South Africa, on August 29. The accident happened when the bus was transporting 44 passengers, including children. At least 35 people lost their lives in the accident while 9 others were injured. Authorities said one of the injured was in critical condition. The cause of crash [...]

Minibus Falls Off Bridge, Hit by Train in South Africa; 15 Dead

Minibus Falls Off Bridge, Hit by Train in South Africa; 15 Dead

A minibus collided with a train after it fell off a bridge and onto rail tracks near Shakas head in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on August 17. The accident happened when the minibus was carrying 20 people. At least 15 people were killed in the accident. Four others were injured and were taken to hospital. Everyone aboard the train [...]

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 [...]

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