Woman injured as car overturns near Burgersfort game reserve

A thirty-year-old woman has sustained serious injuries after her vehicle overturned on the R37 next to the Potlake game reserve in Burgersfort. Reports from the scene indicate that the woman was avoiding a donkey when she swerved and landed on a gravel road. Netcare911 paramedics arrived at the scene and managed to stabilise the injured…

Chloorkop Man found dead in Cornfield

A man was found dead this afternoon in a cornfield at the Modderfontein and Chloorkop Road intersection in Chloorkop, East of Johannesburg. ER24 paramedics were called to the scene after a worker had found the body lying in the field. On arrival, paramedics were ushered into the field where they found the patient. On assessment,…

Two injured in Durban pedestrian crash

On Tuesday morning at 09h19 Netcare 911 paramedics received a call for a pedestrian crash at the intersection of Umgeni and Innes Roads in Windermere Durban. Reports indicate that a female tried to run across the roadway when she was hit by a motorcycle. Medics arrived at the scene and found that the female had…

Car blazes outside local butchery, Redhill, Durban

Paramedics and firefighters were called to a parking lot outside a popular local butchery in Redhill north of Durban shortly after 1:30PM this afternoon. Swift action from members of Ethekwini Fire and Rescue saw the blaze quickly extinguished. The cause of the fire is unknown and the necessary authorities will investigate further. No injuries were…

Durban pedestrian crash leaves two injured

On Saturday night at 18h49 Netcare 911 paramedic received a call for two pedestrians that were hit by a vehicle at the corner of West and Stanger Streets. Exact detail to the cause of the crash will remain a subject for police comment. Netcare 911 and the Provincial paramedics arrived at the scene and found…

Operation Lockdown officially launched in Port Elizabeth

Operation Lockdown was officially launched in Port Elizabeth today by the Minister of Police, Mr Nhleko and the Acting National Commissioner of the SAPS, Lt Gen Phahlane. Bethelsdorp and Gelvandale are the focus areas because of the high gang-related violence and criminality in those areas. Factors which generate gang-related crimes include drug dealing, the distribution…