Two killed in plane crash

Two men in their 30s were killed this evening when their plane crashed into a small stream near the D459 14km outside Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics received the emergency call from SAPS and immediately responded to the scene. On arrival, paramedics discovered the light aircraft lying wrecked in the small stream. A veld fire…


Boy drowns in Quarry dam

A 13-year-old boy has drowned earlier today in a quarry dam in Petit, Benoni. ER24 paramedics received an emergency call from the SAPS about a child that had apparently drown in the nearby lake.ER24 paramedics immediately responded to the call. Once on scene, paramedics discovered the lifeless body of the young boy. Unfortunately there was…


Nine injured in taxi collision

Nine people, including school children, were injured this morning when two taxis collided head-on on the R614 in Wartburg, Pietermaritzburg. ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found both mangled vehicles lying on their sides next to the road. On assessment, paramedics discovered that nine people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Paramedics treated…