Four Dead As Extra City Bus Side Swipes Haulage Truck trailer In Hwange

Four people died while 23 others were injured Wednesday night when an Extra City Bus was involved in an accident on its way to Victoria Falls. The injured are reportedly in a stable condition at Hwange Colliery Hospital and St Patrick’s Hospital. The accident occurred near Mabale Business Centre in Hwange at 1940hours last night. The bus side-swiped with one of the two trailers that were being pulled by a haulage truck that was travelling…

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17 People Died After Lorry Cut In Front Of Bus In Lusaka

17  People Died After Lorry Cut In Front Of Bus In Lusaka

The use of Public transport can at times, in the Southern African region seem like signing one’s life away, as day after day , reports pour in of accidents, with the latest being one involving a bus and lorry in Zambia. Zambia roads are traditionally hotspots for accidents  and Saturday witnessed yet another tragic incident, in which , at  least 17 people died in a bus and lorry collision . The accident occured , west…

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Crane Collapse Leaves 87 Dead And Over 200 Injured In Mecca – Saudi Arabia.

At least 87 people died and more than 200 people were injured when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The huge red crane crashed into a part of the Grand Mosque – the largest in the world – that was filled with worshippers at the time. The head of Saudi Arabia’s civil defence said strong winds and heavy rains had caused the collapse. Mecca is currently preparing for…

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12 Die As Kombi Driver Fails To Negotiate Curve And Overturns On Gweru-Maboleni road

Twelve people died while another was seriously injured in an accident after a Toyota Hiace commuter omnibus they were travelling in veered off the road, overturned and rolled several times before landing on its roof along the Gweru-Maboleni road Tuesday evening. The accident occurred at around 7. 20 pm at the 46 km peg when the driver of the commuter omnibus lost control after failing to negotiate a curve. The vehicle then veered off the…

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3 Die As Speeding Kombi, Smashes Into Stationery Vehicle Then Headon Into Haulage truck

Three people died while several others were injured when a Marondera-bound commuter omnibus was involved in an accident with an Isuzu truck and a haulage truck on the 66km peg at the Police Projects Farm along the Harare-Mutare highway. The driver of the haulage truck Virimayi Masocha who escaped unhurt says the driver of the kombi who was speeding failed to stop when the Isuzu truck in front of him put hazards indicating that there…

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Swaziland King Mswati III ‘Umhlanga Reed Dance’ Accident Death Toll Revised Up To 65′

Swaziland King Mswati III ‘Umhlanga Reed Dance’ Accident Death Toll Revised Up To 65′

The death toll from a massive truck crash in Swaziland on Friday, which claimed the lives of girls and young women traveling to an annual dance festival, where one was to be picked as the king’s newest bride, has risen to 65, Swaziland Solidarity Network reported. The passengers were traveling in an open truck to cut reeds for the Umhlanga Reed Dance, an annual festival where the Swazi king traditionally chooses one of the participants…

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38Girls Die In Accident On Way To King Mswati III, Virgin Wife Choosing Reed Dance ‘Umhlanga’

38Girls Die In Accident On Way To King Mswati III, Virgin Wife Choosing Reed Dance ‘Umhlanga’

A road accident in Swaziland has killed 38 girls and seriously injured 20 others who were on their way to a traditional ceremony where King Mswati III can choose a new wife, pro-democracy activists reported. The accident happened on Friday night when their open truck smashed into a car on the road between the tiny kingdom’s two main cities, Mbabane and Manzini, en route to the traditional Reed Dance. “A total of 38 young girls…

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Indonesian Flight TGN267 , ‘Trigana Air Service plane’ ,54 On Board, Goes Missing In Papua

The aviation industry is potentially sitting on another airline disaster after an  Indonesian domestic Flight TGN267, ‘Trigana Air Service’ plane , also  the third aircraft to go missing in Asia over the last   18 months, lost contact with air traffic control  with 54 people on board in a remote Indonesian area of  Papua province today. The flight by Trigana Air Service departed from Sentani Airport in Jayapura at 2:22 p.m. and was scheduled to touch down  in Oksibil at…

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9 Zimbabweans Died On N1 highway After Kombi Rammmed Into Stationery Zambian Truck

9 Zimbabweans Died On N1 highway After Kombi Rammmed Into Stationery Zambian Truck

The identification process of the nine Zimbabweans who died in an accident early on Thursday morning in neighbouring South Africa is expected to take at least two weeks as most of the victims were burnt beyond recognition. South African police yesterday said they would need to do DNA tests to positively identify the victims. The nine died when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in rammed into a stationary Zambian haulage truck near Naboomspruit along…

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