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Vetkoek vendor killed on R103

Vetkoek vendor killed on R103

🕔08:56, 22.Apr 2014

A woman in her thirties was killed when a bakkie hit her on the R103 near Inchanga, KwaZulu Natal this morning. ER24 paramedics found the pedestrian’s lifeless body lying on top of the bakkie canopy, her bucket of vetkoeks strewn

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Five injured in N1 Bloemfontein collision

Five injured in N1 Bloemfontein collision

🕔11:07, 18.Apr 2014

Five people, including two children, were injured when a truck collided into the vehicle they were traveling in on the N1 outside of Bloemfontein. Shortly before 04:00 this morning, paramedics responded to the scene approximately 20km outside of Bloemfontein where

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Young pedestrian killed in Pinetown

Young pedestrian killed in Pinetown

🕔12:57, 15.Apr 2014

A 10-year-old boy was killed when a taxi hit him along the M13 in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal earlier this morning. The boy’s lifeless body, clad in a school uniform, was found lying on the busy highway just after 7:00. He

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One killed, 60 others injured in bus collision

One killed, 60 others injured in bus collision

🕔08:22, 14.Apr 2014

One adult was killed, two critically injured and 59 others sustained minor to moderate injuries when a bus collided into a light motor vehicle on the N14 near Centurion yesterday evening. The deceased adult and the two critically injured patients

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Man burned in vehicle on N3

Man burned in vehicle on N3

🕔17:26, 12.Apr 2014

A young man was killed when his vehicle crashed into forestry and caught alight along the N3 in Shongweni, KwaZulu Natal this afternoon. ER24 paramedics on scene found the man still in his vehicle which was well alight making it

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A toddler and two adults killed on R559

A toddler and two adults killed on R559

🕔11:36, 12.Apr 2014

Two adults and a toddler were killed in a head-on collision on the R559, direction Randfontein, in Carletonville, Gauteng yesterday evening. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found the deceased toddler, her mother and grandmother partially ejected from their badly

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Fifteen injured when taxi caught alight

Fifteen injured when taxi caught alight

🕔17:01, 9.Apr 2014

Fifteen adults sustained minor to serious injuries when their taxi caught alight on Witkoppen Road in Fourways, Johannesburg this afternoon. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene (near Montecasino), fire department personnel had extinguished the fire and the 14 commuters had

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Pedestrian killed on M25

Pedestrian killed on M25

🕔12:36, 9.Apr 2014

A 47-year-old man was killed when a bakkie hit him on the M25 in Inanda, KwaZulu Natal this morning. The pedestrian was found dead on the busy road by responding ER24 paramedics and duly declared. The driver of the bakkie

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Three killed in head-on collision

Three killed in head-on collision

🕔12:34, 9.Apr 2014

Three people were killed when two vehicles collided head-on on the R56 near Richmond, KwaZulu Natal this morning. In the first vehicle, ER24 paramedics found the deceased adults (two females, one male) still in their seats and one surviving occupant

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Are SA’s roads designed for cyclist safety?

Are SA’s roads designed for cyclist safety?

🕔12:02, 3.Apr 2014

ER24 paramedics attend to numerous collisions involving cyclists all over the country. These collisions usually range from serious to fatal for the cyclists due to the nature of impact. Sometimes cyclists are knocked over on busy roads and even highways

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