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iol.co.za
Families’ anguish after horror crashin Mpumalanga. Paramedics arrived on the scene to find a car on its roof. The
Families’ anguish after horror crash
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
in Mpumalanga. Paramedics arrived on the scene to find a car on its roof. The driver had sustained fatal injuries, ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw said. In another accident Monday morning, two people were killed and three others injured when... Read more
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Eye Witness News
31 injured in CPT taxi accidentthe corners of Baden Powell and Swartklip roads. All the injured were treated
31 injured in CPT taxi accident
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
the corners of Baden Powell and Swartklip roads. All the injured were treated on the scene before being taken to hospital ER24'S Pieter Rossouw says, “While rolling, it’s believed the taxi then collided with two bakkies causing the one bakkie to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
31 injured as taxi collides with 2 bakkiesserious injuries after a taxi and two bakkies collided in Khayelitsha, Cape Tow
31 injured as taxi collides with 2 bakkies
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 hours ago
serious injuries after a taxi and two bakkies collided in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, paramedics said on Sunday. According to ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw, the taxi driver lost control of his vehicle causing it to roll. While it was rolling, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two dead in Mpumalanga collisiontwo cars on the N12 near Witbank, near the Kendal/Balmoral off-ramp, in Mpumala
Two dead in Mpumalanga collision
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
two cars on the N12 near Witbank, near the Kendal/Balmoral off-ramp, in Mpumalanga on Sunday morning, paramedics said. ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw said when paramedics arrived on the scene they found one car on its roof, badly damaged. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Burst tyre causes deadly Cape Town car crashtyres allegedly burst, which led to the driver losing control over the vehicle.
Burst tyre causes deadly Cape Town car crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
tyres allegedly burst, which led to the driver losing control over the vehicle. The vehicle rolled several times,” ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said. The car had been travelling on the N1 between the Brighton Road and Okavango Road... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Two children killed after taxi rollsdriver allegedly lost control of his vehicle on the N12 just outside Potchefstr
Two children killed after taxi rolls
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
driver allegedly lost control of his vehicle on the N12 just outside Potchefstroom, paramedic services said on Saturday. ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said the taxi rolled several times. “When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
One killed‚ two others injured in collision“When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found one vehicle on its roof in a
One killed‚ two others injured in collision
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
“When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found one vehicle on its roof in a nearby field and the other vehicle was in the road‚ heavily damaged. Over and above the deceased patient‚ two other people sustained minor to serious injuries‚” ER24... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gauteng legislature sends condolences after horror Randfontein crasha challenge. It is, therefore, everyone's responsibility to remain committed to
Gauteng legislature sends condolences after horror Randfontein crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
a challenge. It is, therefore, everyone's responsibility to remain committed to safe driving behaviour and attitude." ER24 said, at the time, that both vehicles had been completely ripped open. Television Maluleke, a colleague of the truck... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SANCO calls for increased visibility following R41 horror crashapparently swerved in front of the truck‚ causing a head-on collision. "Body p
SANCO calls for increased visibility following R41 horror crash
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
apparently swerved in front of the truck‚ causing a head-on collision. "Body parts lay scattered over the R41 road‚ which was cordoned off‚" he said ER24 said both vehicles were heavily damaged in the collision and had been completely ripped... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
1 dead, 4 injured in Bronkhorstspruit collisionWim Pretorius, News24 A wrecked car lies in the middle of road. (Supplied, ER2
1 dead, 4 injured in Bronkhorstspruit collision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 A wrecked car lies in the middle of road. (Supplied, ER24, file) Bronkhorstspruit – A collision between two vehicles on Saturday left one person dead in Bronkhorstspruit near Cullinan. Reports from the scene on the R25... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Body parts lie scattered after West Rand crash leaves 14 deadwhich was cordoned off. "When you see accidents that is this bad, it makes it
Body parts lie scattered after West Rand crash leaves 14 dead
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
which was cordoned off. "When you see accidents that is this bad, it makes it even worse for officers too," he said. ER24 said both vehicles were heavily damaged in the collision and had been completely ripped open. Television Maluleke, a... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
14 die in taxi‚ truck collisionpeople were killed and two others injured on Friday afternoon when a large truc
14 die in taxi‚ truck collision
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
people were killed and two others injured on Friday afternoon when a large truck and taxi collided head-on. Source: ER24 Fourteen people were killed and two others injured on Friday afternoon when a large truck and taxi collided head-on on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
14 die in taxi‚ truck collisionParamedics and other services found both wrecked vehicles in the middle of the
14 die in taxi‚ truck collision
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Paramedics and other services found both wrecked vehicles in the middle of the intersection‚ ER24 said in a statement. Both vehicles were ripped open. Passengers had been thrown out of the vehicles and people were lying scattered around... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Barbed wire on truck catches pedestrian‚ drags him for 50mbelieved that the man was dragged behind the truck for about 50 metres before h
Barbed wire on truck catches pedestrian‚ drags him for 50m
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
believed that the man was dragged behind the truck for about 50 metres before he freed himself from the barbed wire‚" said ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw. By the time paramedics arrived‚ the man was lying on his back on the side of the road. He had... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ten students hurt in Jozi taxi crashwere involved in an accident that resulted in minor injuries, at an intersectio
Ten students hurt in Jozi taxi crash
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
were involved in an accident that resulted in minor injuries, at an intersection in Northcliff, Johannesburg on Friday. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that a light motor vehicle collided with a taxi at the Acacia and Ebony Road... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Maritzburg man savaged by two pit bullsparamedics said. It is understood that the man had heard loud barking and foun
Maritzburg man savaged by two pit bulls
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
paramedics said. It is understood that the man had heard loud barking and found the two dogs attacking some chickens, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement. The dogs then apparently turned on the man. Paramedics arrived on the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Truck driver killed, man injured in another N3 crashprocesses left some motorists waiting more than 12 hours for the road to be reo
Truck driver killed, man injured in another N3 crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
processes left some motorists waiting more than 12 hours for the road to be reopened after that accident. According to ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak, a local resident heard a loud crash on Tuesday night and called paramedics, saying a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
KZN woman killed in N3 motorcycle crashdied after crashing her motorcycle into a concrete barrier on the N3 near Hamma
KZN woman killed in N3 motorcycle crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
died after crashing her motorcycle into a concrete barrier on the N3 near Hammarsdale, just outside Durban, on Thursday. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the woman's husband, who was riding in front of his wife, had apparently not noticed... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
10 children injured in Northcliff taxi crashparamedics said. The taxi apparently failed to stop at an intersection, crashe
10 children injured in Northcliff taxi crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
paramedics said. The taxi apparently failed to stop at an intersection, crashed into the car, and flipped onto its side, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. The children, aged between five and 13, sustained minor injuries and were taken to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man dragged by barbed wire for 50m behind truckbeen a hit-and-run accident, he apparenly got caught on a piece of barbed wire
Man dragged by barbed wire for 50m behind truck
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
been a hit-and-run accident, he apparenly got caught on a piece of barbed wire hanging from the truck on Eden Park Drive, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said. He was dragged for about 50m before he managed to free himself. He sustained massive... Read more
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iafrica.com
Kempton Park shooting leaves two deadin Kempton Park on Thursday night. The two men – who have not been identified
Kempton Park shooting leaves two dead
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Kempton Park on Thursday night. The two men – who have not been identified - were in their 20s. A statement made by ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring reports that paramedics were alerted to the shooting by the area's local Community Policing... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ten children hurt in taxi accident en route to schoolRoad intersection. The taxi was found lying on its side while the light motor
Ten children hurt in taxi accident en route to school
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Road intersection. The taxi was found lying on its side while the light motor vehicle was found on the side of the road‚ ER24 said. "On assessment‚ paramedics found that the taxi had been carrying children‚ aged between 5 and 13‚ to school when... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two men shot dead at Kempton Park homewere found dead Thursday evening after a shooting incident at a residence on De
Two men shot dead at Kempton Park home
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
were found dead Thursday evening after a shooting incident at a residence on De Villiers Street in Kempton Park, reports ER24. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, said the local community policing forum (CPF) alerted paramedics to the shooting... Read more
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iol.co.za
10 pupils injured in Joburg taxi crasha taxi and light motor vehicle collided at the Acacia and Ebony Road intersecti
10 pupils injured in Joburg taxi crash
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
a taxi and light motor vehicle collided at the Acacia and Ebony Road intersection in Northcliff, Johannesburg, reports ER24. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene they found... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Two killed in Kempton Park shooting20s, were killed on Thursday night after a shooting at a residence on De Villie
Two killed in Kempton Park shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
20s, were killed on Thursday night after a shooting at a residence on De Villiers Street in Kempton Park, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring, said paramedics were called to the scene by members of the local Community Policing... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman killed while crossing N1 highway in CenturionWim Pretorius, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Pretoria – A woman was killed
Woman killed while crossing N1 highway in Centurion
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Pretoria – A woman was killed on Thursday afternoon while attempting to cross a road in Centurion. Traffic was heavily affected following the accident, involving a SUV, on the N1 highway near the Old... Read more
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iol.co.za
Four kids fall out of bus on N2and as the bus took the exit they fell into the window, dislodging it, causing
Four kids fall out of bus on N2
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
and as the bus took the exit they fell into the window, dislodging it, causing them to fall from the bus,” she said. ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring confirmed that the children sustained minor to moderate injuries, and were taken to Red Cross... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man injured after car lands on train trackperson was seriously injured just outside Potchefstroom when he lost control of
Man injured after car lands on train track
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
person was seriously injured just outside Potchefstroom when he lost control of his vehicle and landed on a train track. (ER24) Potchefstroom – A man was seriously injured on Wednesday just outside Potchefstroom when he lost control of his car... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Six injured in KZN accidentsA total of six people sustained injuries in two separate accidents in KwaZulu-N
Six injured in KZN accidents
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
A total of six people sustained injuries in two separate accidents in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said the first incident took place on Phakati Street in Klaarwater where a car and taxi... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Truck driver killed in collisionKaveel Singh, News24 Emergency services officials attempting to remove passeng
Truck driver killed in collision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Kaveel Singh, News24 Emergency services officials attempting to remove passengers trapped in the truck. (ER24) Johannesburg – A truck driver was killed and a passenger injured in a collision on Khutsong Road, between Khutsong and Welverdiend,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Child, 12, hit and killed in BloemfonteinThulani Gqirana, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Cape Town – A 12-year-old ch
Child, 12, hit and killed in Bloemfontein
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Cape Town – A 12-year-old child was killed and another injured when they were knocked over by a car on Freedom Day on Rudolph Greyling Road in Estoire, Bloemfontein. Three children were riding... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cop insists he didn’t kill wife with R5 riflein Devonshire Road in Napierville from her shift at around 7pm on Friday when h
Cop insists he didn’t kill wife with R5 rifle
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
in Devonshire Road in Napierville from her shift at around 7pm on Friday when her husband shot her at point-blank range. ER24 paramedics said Doyisa was still in her uniform and had already died from her extensive injuries before they... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Plucky puppy back on Rocky road to healtha dehydrated and malnourished Rocky lifted his leg on death. On Saturday, News
Plucky puppy back on Rocky road to health
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
a dehydrated and malnourished Rocky lifted his leg on death. On Saturday, News24 reported that doctors from Mediclinic and ER24 paramedics had saved Rocky from the hands of a man who was trying to sell him for R10. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak... Read more
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iol.co.za
Woman killed by her family’s pet dogsby two adult Rottweilers and a bull mastiff in her backyard in Braithwaite Road
Woman killed by her family’s pet dogs
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
by two adult Rottweilers and a bull mastiff in her backyard in Braithwaite Road, Montrose, just after 11am on Monday. ER24’s Russel Meiring said paramedics were unable to immediately come to Mokoena’s aid as the dogs refused to move away from... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Pet dogs kill Maritzburg momthrew a chicken over the wall in the hope of getting the dogs away from Mokoena
Pet dogs kill Maritzburg mom
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
threw a chicken over the wall in the hope of getting the dogs away from Mokoena, but "nothing would lure them away". ER24 spokesman Russell Meiring said the woman had severe bite wounds to her head, chest, leg and arms. "She succumbed to her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Second person dies, 8 hurt in KZN tanker fireThe tanker caught alight and motorists heading in towards Pietermaritzburg were
Second person dies, 8 hurt in KZN tanker fire
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
The tanker caught alight and motorists heading in towards Pietermaritzburg were being urged to use alternative routes. ER24 spokesman Pieter Rossouw said: “The truck allegedly lost control and collided with at least three construction vehicles... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 killed in fire after truck crashes into contstruction vehiclesthe Peter Brown off-ramp in Pietermaritzburg on Monday. - Were you there? Send
2 killed in fire after truck crashes into contstruction vehicles
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
the Peter Brown off-ramp in Pietermaritzburg on Monday. - Were you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos. ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said the truck allegedly lost control and collided with at least three construction... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Two killed and seven injured when fuel tanker explodesbound‚ near the Peter Brown off ramp outside Pietermaritzburg‚ was closed after
Two killed and seven injured when fuel tanker explodes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
bound‚ near the Peter Brown off ramp outside Pietermaritzburg‚ was closed after the crash at about 3pm on Monday. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that one person was already dead with extreme burn wounds. Two other patients... Read more
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iol.co.za
Foetus found dumped in rubbish binTown - A dumped foetus was found by refuse workers in Poortview, west of Johann
Foetus found dumped in rubbish bin
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Town - A dumped foetus was found by refuse workers in Poortview, west of Johannesburg on Monday morning, emergency services ER24 said. “ER24 paramedics were called to the scene after refuse workers had noticed the body of the foetus in the back of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Pietermaritzburg woman mauled by 3 dogs at her homeyet known why the dogs attacked but police are investigating. Emergency servic
Pietermaritzburg woman mauled by 3 dogs at her home
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
yet known why the dogs attacked but police are investigating. Emergency services believe the dogs belonged to the victim. ER24'S Russel Meiring said, “Emergency personnel were unable to approach the woman as the three dogs were standing next to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Woman mauled to death by dogsassist the woman as the three dogs - a boerbull and two rottweilers - would not
Woman mauled to death by dogs
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
assist the woman as the three dogs - a boerbull and two rottweilers - would not allow them to approach the woundd woman. ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring, said that all efforts to remove or chase the dogs away were unsuccessful and two of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Woman mauled to death by own dogsER24 spokesman‚ Russell Meiring‚ said the woman sustained severe bite wounds to
Woman mauled to death by own dogs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
ER24 spokesman‚ Russell Meiring‚ said the woman sustained severe bite wounds to her head‚ chest‚ leg and arms during the attack that occurred at about 11am. “Unfortunately nothing could be done and the woman succumbed to her injuries at the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Three dogs maul woman to death- A 32-year-old woman was killed Monday morning after she was mauled by three d
Three dogs maul woman to death
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
- A 32-year-old woman was killed Monday morning after she was mauled by three dogs at her home in KwaZulu Natal, ER24 paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the incident occurred on Braithwaite Road in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Maritzburg woman mauled to death by 3 dogsshot and killed the two Rottweiler’s and managed to corner the third dog, allow
Maritzburg woman mauled to death by 3 dogs
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
shot and killed the two Rottweiler’s and managed to corner the third dog, allowing medics to rush to the injured woman. ER24 spokesperson Russell Meiring confirmed that medics had been stranded outside the home. "Emergency personnel were unable... Read more
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iafrica.com
Man dies in horror CT crashoccupant was killed in the crash. The paramedics state that the man crashed in
Man dies in horror CT crash
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
occupant was killed in the crash. The paramedics state that the man crashed into a pillar situated on the N2 near Langa. ER24 spokesperson Wermer Vermaak said that upon arriving shortly before 05:00am, the paramedics had initially believed that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pedestrian killed, two injured in N1 West Rand collisioninjuries during a collision on the N1 between 14th Avenue and Gordon Road, in F
Pedestrian killed, two injured in N1 West Rand collision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
injuries during a collision on the N1 between 14th Avenue and Gordon Road, in Flora Cliff, on Saturday, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said paramedics and several other services arrived on the scene and found a pedestrian lying... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Puppy being sold on street for R10 is saved by medical teamDr Janne Killops and her colleague Geoff Bettison were conducting a route inspe
Puppy being sold on street for R10 is saved by medical team
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Dr Janne Killops and her colleague Geoff Bettison were conducting a route inspection for an event being held in the city‚ ER24 said in a statement. While they were patrolling the route‚ they came across a man who tried to sell the puppy to them. He... Read more
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iol.co.za
Car ripped into pieces in fatal crash- A man was killed in a collision on the N2 towards Bhunga Avenue in Cape Town
Car ripped into pieces in fatal crash
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
- A man was killed in a collision on the N2 towards Bhunga Avenue in Cape Town during the early hours of Monday morning. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said that paramedics arrived on the scene where they found a vehicle ripped into several... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Puppy rescued from street vendor, gets new lease on lifegets new lease on life Two officials rescued the dehydrated puppy from a stree
Puppy rescued from street vendor, gets new lease on life
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
gets new lease on life Two officials rescued the dehydrated puppy from a street vendor who was selling it for R10. ER24 says two officials on patrol during an event in the City at the weekend were approached by a man who was selling the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man killed in horror Cape Town highway crashthat several cars had been involved due to all the debris they found on the sce
Man killed in horror Cape Town highway crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
that several cars had been involved due to all the debris they found on the scene when they arrived shortly before 05:00, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said. The man's car was ripped to pieces and he died on the scene. The cause of the... Read more
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