Swazi tragedy truck driver in jail:Monday 31 August 2015. Eleven maidens and two officials from tribal authorities were killed in the crash on their way to the Reed Dance.
(SABC) One of the truck drivers suspected of causing the crash that killed a reported 13 people in Swaziland on Friday, has been arrested. The driver is employed by the Ministry of Natural Resources. The Swaziland government says 11 maidens on their way to the Reed Dance and two officials from tribal authorities were killed in the crash, which involved a number of trucks. However, opposition groups say between 38 and 65 people were killed. “The driver of the truck has been charged with culpable homicide he has already appeared in court, unfortunately he could not get bail, so we are expecting that he might appear tomorrow in court in Manzini. Over the weekend some alleged that more girls have died The girls died when four trucks collided near Matsapha, where authorities in the kingdom maintain that only 13 girls died. Over the weekend some alleged that more girls have died. E Cape govt to assist families of crash victims:Monday 31 August 2015.
Eastern Cape Premier, Phumulo Masualle joined the bereaved families of the victims during a prayer service in Willowvale.
(SABC) Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has promised that his government will assist the affected families who lost their loved ones in two gruesome road accidents in the province this weekend. A total of 46 passengers have perished in two separate fatal road accidents that happened at Cradock - where a taxi overturned killing nine people, as well as in Willowvale where a bus plunged into a cliff killing 36 passengers. Horror crash claims 12 lives in Limpopo:Thursday 13 August 2015. Ten killed in Limpopo taxi accident:Saturday 21 June 2014. Two vehicles collided head on Saturday morning in Limpopo.
(File picture)(SABC) Ten people have died in an accident involving a taxi and a bakkie at Hlanganani outside Makhado in Limpopo. Vosloorus taxi accident claims four lives:Saturday 27 June 2015. Eight people have sustained injuries after a taxi they were travelling in overturned.
(SABC) Four people have been killed after the taxi they were travelling in overturned on the R103 in Vosloorus on the East Rand. Eight others including two children were critically injured. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak says the victims were ejected from the taxi. "Paramedics that had arrived at the incident found that eight people sustained critical injuries, two of them were kids believed to be aged 8 and 9. Vermaak says the cause of the accident will be investigated by local authorities that attended the incident. Click below for related articles: Related articles: SA road fatalities, by sabcnewsonline. Taxi crash leaves five burnt beyond recognition :Monday 2 March 2015. Two die as taxi plunges into river in Cape Town:Saturday 21 March 2015.
20 passengers managed to survive the accident.
(SABC) Cape Town police divers backed by Fire and Rescue teams have recovered the bodies of two taxi passengers, a man and a woman, from the city's Liesbeek River. Umlazi taxi crash leaves 22 critically injured:Thursday 29 January 2015. KZN EMS says all the injured were taken to Prince Mshiyeni Hospital for further medical care.
(SABC) Twenty-two school children have been seriously injured after a minibus taxi crashed into the back of a bus in Umlazi, south of Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal. KwaZulu-Natal EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie says the driver of the taxi sustained critical injuries and he had to be cut from the wreckage. This comes a day after seven pupils were killed and several others injured in Pietermaritzburg's Embali Township, when a bakkie transporting school children crashed into a house. McKenzie says all the injured were taken to Prince Mshiyeni Hospital for further medical care. 16 injured in KZN taxi accident:Thursday 27 March 2014. Police would investigate the cause of the accident.
(SABC) Sixteen people were injured in a head-on collision involving two taxis in Hillcrest, near Durban, on Thursday morning, paramedics said. When paramedics arrived on Old Main road they found people on the side of the road with serious and minor injuries, Netcare spokesperson Chris Botha said. "After they were treated on the scene paramedics transported them to various hospitals for the care that they required," he said. 35 injured in taxi accidents:Friday 5 July 2013. The injured were treated on scene and were transported to various hospitals for further medical care.
Balfour taxi accident claims five lives:Monday 22 July 2013. The minibus had 19 passengers in it at the time of the accident, with the driver being one of the five people who died.
(SABC) Five people died and 14 others were seriously injured on Sunday when their minibus taxi overturned near Balfour in Mpumalanga, the provincial community safety, security and liaison department said. The minibus overturned on the N3 south, near Balfour, on its way to KwaZulu-Natal after the driver lost control, said spokesperson Joseph Mabuza in a statement. The injured were taken to Heidelberg hospital in Gauteng for further treatment.