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19 Die in Collision Between Taxi and Truck

Nineteen people died when a taxi they were travelling in collided with a truck on the R28 in Westonaria, Gauteng on Sunday afternoon. According to preliminary reports, the collision occurred after a tyre of the taxi burst, resulting in the driver losing control and crashing into the oncoming truck. Upon impact, the taxi  rolled multiple times, ejected all the passengers and burst into flames. Gauteng police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said five children and ... Read more »
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By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

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By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Friday, April 24th, 2015

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By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 4th, 2015

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By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Bus Plunges Downhill and Kills Three

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By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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By Robert Wiggill On Friday, July 25th, 2014

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By Smanga Kumalo On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

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By Thandi On Friday, March 15th, 2013

Bus Accident Claims Lives of 24 People in the Western Cape

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