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Two pupils killed by lightning in KZN

Two pupils died after being struck by lightning in Ndwedwe, north of Durban, a KwaZulu-Natal official said on Tuesday. Co-operative governance spokesman Vernon Mchunu said the pupils were from the same family. The lightning struck a grade 12 and grade four pupil during a thunderstorm on Monday night. Co-operative governance MEC Nomusa Dube said: “We […]

Three Injured In Higginson Highway Accident

[Durban, KZN - 24 October 2012 at 14H00] Three people have sustained minor injuries after a truck collided into a tow truck on the Higginson Highway (M1) near to the N2 south bound on ramp this afternoon. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the truck had collided into the passenger side of the […]

Woman in critical condition after been knocked down by a taxi in Isipingo

[Isipingo, KZN - 25 September 2012 at 11H00] A woman is in a critical condition after been knocked down by a taxi on Tiger Rocks Drive in Isipingo Beach this morning. ER24 paramedics from Durban South arrived on the scene and found the woman off to the side of the road with her friends standing […]

Pedestrian Knocked Down And Killed On The N2

[Durban, KZN - 22 September 2012 at 21H30] A pedestrian believed to be a male has been knocked down and killed on the N2 South bound near to the M7 on ramp. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the pedestrian lying in the middle lane of the freeway. He had suffered very traumatic […]

Numerous collisions in and around Pietermaritzburg

[PIETERMARITZBURG, KZN, 15 September 2012] A combination of rainy weather and misty conditions have contributed to a flurry of motor vehicle collision in and around the Pietermeritzburg area today. Paramedics working in the area have attended to no less than four collisions. The first collision occurred N3 highway near Cato Ridge. Two trucks had collided […]

Photos from plane crash in Valley of a Thousand Hills, KZN

[Valley of a Thousand Hills, KZN 13 September 2012 17:30] It was around 17:30 this evening that reports came in that an aircraft had crashed in the vicinity of Cato Ridge. Paramedics from Durban and Pietermaritzburg immediately set of to find the scene, which was explained as being in the Valley of a Thousand Hills. […]

Three die in KZN plane crash

[Valley of a Thousand Hills, KZN 13 September 2012 17:30] It was around 17:30 this evening that reports came in that an aircraft had crashed in the vicinity of Cato Ridge. Paramedics from Durban and Pietermaritzburg immediately set of to find the scene, which was explained as being in the Valley of a Thousand Hills. […]

Durban N3 accident leaves tow trucker seriously injured

A Durban tow- trucker was seriously injured in an accident on the N3 near the Sherwood off ramp this evening. Reports from the scene indicate that the tow trucker was recovering a vehicle on the N3 when another vehicle collided into them. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain […]

Taxi accident in Illovo leaves two dead and fourteen others injured

[Illovo, KZN - 04 September 2012 at 10h00] Two people have been killed, three others have sustained serious injuries and eleven people have sustained minor to moderate injuries after the taxi they were traveling in overturned on the Mduzulu Road off the R603 in illovo and into bush on the side of the road this […]

Man drowns in Umkomaas River

A man has tragically drowned in the Umkomaas River this afternoon. Exact detail that caused the man to enter the river will remain a subject for police investigation. Netcare 911 paramedics and the SAPS search rescue from Durban and Ports Shepstone arrived at the Umkomaas River and found the body of a man trapped on […]