Harare Bound Bus, Burst Tyre & Overturns in Zambia :8 Zims Feared Dead

Harare Bound Bus, Burst Tyre & Overturns  in Zambia :8 Zims Feared  Dead

EIGHT Zimbabweans are feared to have died while 53 were injured Sunday when a Harare-bound bus burst a tyre just after Kafu Gorge in Zambia. Zambian police confirmed the accident, saying the King Lion Scania bus overturned along the Chirundu Road and landed on its right flank trapping passengers inside. The accident occurred at 10 AM. According to the cops, 27 Zimbabweans are admitted at Kafue Hospital. The cops said the driver, who was speeding,…

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Over 300 Injured As Commuter Train Rear Ends Another Train In Johannesburg

A Commuter train crashed into another passenger train during rush hour Friday in South Africa’s largest city injuring more than 300 people, an emergency services spokeswoman said. Nana Radebe, spokeswoman for Johannesburg Emergency Services, said 326 people were rushed to nearby hospitals with minor to serious injuries. No fatalities were reported. “For now we have removed people with minor to serious injuries, but none critical,” she said, adding that firefighters searched for commuters who may have…

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Police , Name The Seven Zimbabweans killed In South Africa Border Accident

Police , Name  The  Seven Zimbabweans killed In South Africa Border Accident

South African police have identified the seven people killed when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in collided with a haulage truck last Wednesday. The crash took place two kilometres from the Beitbridge border post along the N1 highway. The victims are Alice Chipato (26), Mavis Chipato (59), Yvonne Rufaro Mhlanga (29), Faith Nyabutsi (32), Nyaradzai Dzvuke (37), Nomathemba Mpofu (38) and Batsirai Pasipanodya (32). The vehicles collided at around 5am near the weighbridge when…

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Seven Zimbabweans killed In SA horror Collision, Nine Critically Injured

Seven Zimbabweans killed In SA horror Collision, Nine Critically Injured

Musina – Seven Zimbabweans died and nine others were critically injured in a freak accident between a taxi and truck at the Weigh Bridge traffic light in Musina Wednesday morning. It is alleged that the taxi full of passengers failed to stop at the traffic lights and crashed into a truck carrying fuel. Limpopo Department of Transport, Safety, Security and Liaison spokesperson Kagiso Mootane said: “Jaws-of-life were used to remove lifeless bodies and the injured…

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‘Two Feared Dead In 23 Floor Elevator Free Fall Incident At Bulawayo’s NRZ Building’.

‘Two Feared Dead In 23 Floor Elevator Free Fall Incident At Bulawayo’s NRZ Building’.

Two people are feared dead after an elevator had a free fall twenty three floors down the NRZ building in Bulawayo. Information currently trickling in at the site of the accident says that a female employee of the Bulawayo Beitbridge Railway Company housed on the 23rd floor of the building got into the elevator late yesterday evening upon knocking off from work and got stuck in the elevator before it could leave the floor. The…

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Car Goes Through House Roof Of Durban Home: Driver And Residents Unhurt

A car has flown off a road and smashed through the roof of a house in South Africa’s coastal city Durban, emergency services firm ER24 says. The driver said he drove over a ramp, and this led him to crash into the house in Kwamakhutha township, it said. He escaped injury, while a person sleeping in a room next to the one where the car landed was also unhurt, ER24 added. “It’s really kind of…

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All 113 onboard a 50 year old Indonesian military C130 Hercules jet, die in plane crash

An Indonesian military plane has crashed in a residential area in the capital of North Sumatra with 113 people on board, according to Indonesian Air Force officials. Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek. Rescue teams are working through the night to recover bodies from the wreckage of the plane. Indonesian Air Force chief of staff Agus Supriatna said 72 bodies had so far been pulled from the rubble,…

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2 Die as speeding ‘Tenda’ Bus, loses control and crashes into trees

2 Die as speeding ‘Tenda’  Bus, loses control and crashes into trees

  Travelling on Zimbabwe’s public transport is literally gambling with one’s own life as buses and commuter buses are frequently involved in horrendous  accidents that result in unwarranted deaths. Most of these accidents, can be attributed to poor road conditions, non road worthy vehicles, unlicenced drivers and dangerous drivers. The latest accident involving major public transport,  involved a speeding Mutare bound Tenda  Bus service, whose driver lost control and crashed into trees on Friday. 2 passengers died…

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