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News 24 South Africa
Mother, son killed in head-on collision in Western CapeThursday, paramedics said. The woman was found dead in the passenger seat and
Mother, son killed in head-on collision in Western Cape
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Thursday, paramedics said. The woman was found dead in the passenger seat and her son on the pavement, on Langeberg Road, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. Members of the public pulled him from the car. He had sustained numerous injuries and... Read more
9h
Eye Witness News
2 security guards critically wounded in botched hijackingshooting at the security guys, two of them were injured and a case of armed rob
2 security guards critically wounded in botched hijacking
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
shooting at the security guys, two of them were injured and a case of armed robbery and attempted murder has been opened.” ER24’s Russel Meiring says two women were also injured. “Two women had minor injuries that they sustained while running away... Read more
11h
News 24 South Africa
Pupil killed in Cape Town accidentTown, paramedics said on Sunday. The taxi overturned on the M3 near Paradise R
Pupil killed in Cape Town accident
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 hours ago
Town, paramedics said on Sunday. The taxi overturned on the M3 near Paradise Road in the early hours of the morning, said ER24 spokesperson, Chitra Bodasing. The taxi was found on its roof and patients were scattered across the scene. One “young... Read more
12h
News 24 South Africa
2 guards wounded, 1 missing after Centurion cigarette truck hijackingTwo guards were shot and the third guard has disappeared," she said. Huma said
2 guards wounded, 1 missing after Centurion cigarette truck hijacking
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
Two guards were shot and the third guard has disappeared," she said. Huma said the robbers took off with the vehicle. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said one security guard was shot in the head, while another had been shot multiple times in... Read more
18h
The Times & The Sunday Times
2,000 licences to kill: Department registers dangerous 'pseudo-Quantums'that when the vehicles are involved in accidents passengers are often ejected f
2,000 licences to kill: Department registers dangerous 'pseudo-Quantums'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 hours ago
that when the vehicles are involved in accidents passengers are often ejected from them, causing death or serious injury. ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring confirmed this yesterday, saying in a high percentage of taxi accidents passengers are... Read more
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iol.co.za
Child killed while crossing Cape highwayon Wednesday morning after he was hit by a vehicle on the N1 highway, just 5km
Child killed while crossing Cape highway
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
on Wednesday morning after he was hit by a vehicle on the N1 highway, just 5km outside of Worcester in the Western Cape, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. Meiring said the the boy was trying to cross the busy road when he was hit by the... Read more
1d
Eye Witness News
Boy (10) dies after being hit by bakkie near Worcesteron the scene, the child had already died. A 10-year-old boy has died after he
Boy (10) dies after being hit by bakkie near Worcester
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
on the scene, the child had already died. A 10-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a bakkie near Worcester. Picture: ER24 via Twitter. CAPE TOWN - A boy has died after he was hit by a bakkie near Worcester. The 10-year-old boy was... Read more
1d
iol.co.za
Two killed in Joburg taxi crashkilled and 10 others injured on Wednesday morning after a taxi rolled down an e
Two killed in Joburg taxi crash
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
killed and 10 others injured on Wednesday morning after a taxi rolled down an embankment in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. When paramedics and other emergency services arrived at 7:30am at the accident site... Read more
1d
News 24 South Africa
Mystery surrounds Cape Town man's fall from moving trainand one of his arms. His friend apparently witnessed him being thrown from the
Mystery surrounds Cape Town man's fall from moving train
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
and one of his arms. His friend apparently witnessed him being thrown from the train and alerted paramedics, according to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring. Metrorail said initial reports were that fellow commuters alerted rail security guards to... Read more
1d
Eye Witness News
2 killed in Ruimsig taxi accidentthis morning after a taxi rolled down an embankment on Hendrik Potgieter Road i
2 killed in Ruimsig taxi accident
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
this morning after a taxi rolled down an embankment on Hendrik Potgieter Road in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg. Picture: er24.co.za/blog. Ten other people were rushed to hospital after sustaining injuries in the incident. The taxi rolled down... Read more
1d
News 24 South Africa
Woman killed by train in Florida, JoburgIavan Pijoos, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Johannesburg - A woman was stru
Woman killed by train in Florida, Joburg
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Iavan Pijoos, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Johannesburg - A woman was struck and killed by a train in Florida, on the West Rand, on Tuesday evening, paramedics said. Local Community Policing Forum members who were on the scene flagged down... Read more
1d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Woman dies after being hit by train in Floridafound that she had sustained multiple‚ fatal injuries. Unfortunately‚ nothing m
Woman dies after being hit by train in Florida
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
found that she had sustained multiple‚ fatal injuries. Unfortunately‚ nothing more could be done for the patient and she was declared dead on scene‚” said emergency medical service ER24. Local authorities were on the scene for further investigatio... Read more
2d
Eye Witness News
Woman dies after hit by train in Floridathe woman in her 30s was trying to cross railway tracks when she was struck by
Woman dies after hit by train in Florida
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
the woman in her 30s was trying to cross railway tracks when she was struck by the locomotive earlier this evening. ER24’s Russel Meiring says she died at the scene. “ER24 paramedics responded to the scene and we were flagged down by the... Read more
2d
iafrica.com
Man thrown from moving train in Cape Towntrain in Brackenfell, Cape Town on Tuesday. The man's friend witnessed the inc
Man thrown from moving train in Cape Town
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
train in Brackenfell, Cape Town on Tuesday. The man's friend witnessed the incident and called paramedics to the scene. ER24 paramedics found the man lying next to the tracks. Upon examination, it was found that he had serious injuries to his... Read more
2d
Eye Witness News
Man sustains serious injuries after he’s thrown out of moving trainarrived on the scene, the man was lying next to the tracks. FILE: Metrorail ha
Man sustains serious injuries after he’s thrown out of moving train
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
arrived on the scene, the man was lying next to the tracks. FILE: Metrorail has yet to comment on the incident. Picture: ER24. ER24,Man thrown from moving train CAPE TOWN – A man has sustained serious injuries after he was reportedly thrown... Read more
2d
News 24 South Africa
Man thrown off moving train in Cape Townparamedics confirmed. The 40-year-old man’s friend apparently witnessed the in
Man thrown off moving train in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
paramedics confirmed. The 40-year-old man’s friend apparently witnessed the incident and called paramedics for help, said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring in a statement. The man was found lying next to the tracks, with serious injuries to his... Read more
2d
News 24 South Africa
Elderly man dies in KZN flats fireprevious injuries which made movement extremely difficult, and it is believed t
Elderly man dies in KZN flats fire
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
previous injuries which made movement extremely difficult, and it is believed that he could not escape the fire in time, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said. The 76-year-old man sustained 100% burns over his entire body. ER24, along with fire... Read more
2d
iol.co.za
Star matriculant dies after taxi overturnsreports indicated that the friends had been on their way home from a matric bal
Star matriculant dies after taxi overturns
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
reports indicated that the friends had been on their way home from a matric ball, but this was incorrect. According the ER24 spokeswoman Chitra Bodasing, the accident happened in the early hours of Sunday at Paradise Road in... Read more
2d
News 24 South Africa
Cape Town man shot, dies in loved one's armswhile walking home in Scottsdene on Tuesday morning. A shot rang out in Vera R
Cape Town man shot, dies in loved one's arms
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
while walking home in Scottsdene on Tuesday morning. A shot rang out in Vera Road at 07:40, hitting the man in the head. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics responded to the scene the man showed no signs of... Read more
4d
iol.co.za
One dead in matric dance taxi crashER24, Life Healthcare, Cape Town metro, fire and rescue, and other services att
One dead in matric dance taxi crash
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
ER24, Life Healthcare, Cape Town metro, fire and rescue, and other services attended to the accident, she said. “Upon arrival they found the taxi on its roof. Patients were scattered across the scene. Sadly, upon assessment of one of them found on... Read more
4d
Eye Witness News
1 dead, 11 hospitalised after taxi transporting matric pupils overturns in CTa matric dance. Paramedics say when they arrived on the scene, they found the
1 dead, 11 hospitalised after taxi transporting matric pupils overturns in CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
a matric dance. Paramedics say when they arrived on the scene, they found the taxi overturned on the M3 in Claremont. ER24's Chitra Bodasing says, “A taxi believed to be transporting pupils from their dance during the early house this morning... Read more
6d
News 24 South Africa
KZN man robbed and shot during vehicle breakdownto his vehicle which had broken down on the N2 near the M7 off-ramp in Durban,
KZN man robbed and shot during vehicle breakdown
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
to his vehicle which had broken down on the N2 near the M7 off-ramp in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, local paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said the man stopped on the side of the road to assess his vehicle and to wait for friends... Read more
6d
iol.co.za
Durban motorist robbed and shot on N2and shot in broad daylight on Friday morning in Durban on the N2 highway near t
Durban motorist robbed and shot on N2
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
and shot in broad daylight on Friday morning in Durban on the N2 highway near the M7 off ramp, private emergency services ER24 said. ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said the man was driving when he allegedly experienced mechanical difficulty... Read more
6d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Man shot during breakdown on Durban’s N2him‚ a car pulled up and he was allegedly robbed of his possessions at gunpoint
Man shot during breakdown on Durban’s N2
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
him‚ a car pulled up and he was allegedly robbed of his possessions at gunpoint‚ said emergency medical response service ER24. Having relieved him of his belongings‚ the robbers then shot him in the shoulder. Paramedics treated the victim‚ who... Read more
6d
Manila Bulletin
130 injured in S.Africa train crash — medicspeople were cleared from the scene, and 80 were transported immediately to hosp
130 injured in S.Africa train crash — medics
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
people were cleared from the scene, and 80 were transported immediately to hospital,” Werner Vermaak, spokesman for the ER24 emergency service, told AFP. None of the injured were in a critical condition. Medics said one of the trains was... Read more
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7d
Rappler
130 injured in South Africa train crash – medicspeople were cleared from the scene, and 80 were transported immediately to hosp
130 injured in South Africa train crash – medics
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
people were cleared from the scene, and 80 were transported immediately to hospital," Werner Vermaak, spokesman for the ER24 emergency service, told AFP. None of the injured were in critical condition. Medics said one of the trains was... Read more
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7d
iol.co.za
70 injured as trains collide in DurbanJohannesburg - Two passenger trains collided head-on, injuring 70 people in Lam
70 injured as trains collide in Durban
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Johannesburg - Two passenger trains collided head-on, injuring 70 people in Lamontville, south of Durban on Thursday, ER24 said. “Shortly after 3pm paramedics were called where they found one of the trains partially derailed and the other with... Read more
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7d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Nearly 100 feared injured after two trains collide head-on in Durbannext to the train near the railway tracks. It is believed that they got out of
Nearly 100 feared injured after two trains collide head-on in Durban
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
next to the train near the railway tracks. It is believed that they got out of the train shortly after the collision‚" said ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak. He added that about 70 people were being treated for injuries ranging from "lacerations‚ to... Read more
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7d
Eye Witness News
At least 70 inured in Durban train collisionare no reports of fatalities or critical injuries yet and the exact cause of th
At least 70 inured in Durban train collision
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
are no reports of fatalities or critical injuries yet and the exact cause of the collision is unknown. Picture: ER24. JOHANNESBURG – At least 70 people have been injured after two passenger trains collided in Lamontville, south of... Read more
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7d
News 24 South Africa
At least 100 injured in KZN train collisionAmanda Khoza, News24 The front of the wrecked train. (Photo supplied by ER24)
At least 100 injured in KZN train collision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 The front of the wrecked train. (Photo supplied by ER24) Durban – At least 100 people have been injured after two trains collided between the Mobeni and Havenside areas of KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday afternoon, Marshall Security... Read more
7d
iol.co.za
Man killed in Copesville shootingearly Thursday morning after a shooting incident at a residence on Scania Crese
Man killed in Copesville shooting
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
early Thursday morning after a shooting incident at a residence on Scania Cresent in Copesville in Pietermaritzburg, ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said. “Paramedics found a man lying motionless in one of the rooms. Paramedics assessed the... Read more
7d
iol.co.za
Boy, 13 stabbed nine times for his phonepercent sure about the circumstances surrounding what happened because he still
Boy, 13 stabbed nine times for his phone
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
percent sure about the circumstances surrounding what happened because he still had the phone on him when he was found.” ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said paramedics arrived on the scene just before noon to find the boy lying face down in the... Read more
7d
News 24 South Africa
Man killed, woman injured in Pietermaritzburg shootingand a woman was seriously injured in a shooting incident in Copesville, Pieterm
Man killed, woman injured in Pietermaritzburg shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting incident in Copesville, Pietermaritzburg on Thursday, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the incident happened on Scania Crescent. The man, who had several gunshot wounds, was... Read more
8d
News 24 South Africa
Teen killed, another injured after being hit by train in Cape TownA teenager was killed while another injured when their bike was hit by a train
Teen killed, another injured after being hit by train in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
A teenager was killed while another injured when their bike was hit by a train in Retreat. (ER24) Cape Town - A teenager was killed while another sustained severe injuries when they were hit by a train at the White Road train crossing in Retreat on... Read more
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8d
Eye Witness News
Jhb boy (13) in critical condition after stabbingparamedics arrived at the scene and was taken to the Leratong hospital. Local
Jhb boy (13) in critical condition after stabbing
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
paramedics arrived at the scene and was taken to the Leratong hospital. Local authorities are investigating the incident. ER24’s Russel Meiring says, “ER24 paramedics arrived shortly before 12am, to find the patient lying in the middle of the road... Read more
8d
Eye Witness News
Fire breaks out Gateway Mall restaurantinjuries have been reported after a fire broke out at Gateway Mall. Picture: Ar
Fire breaks out Gateway Mall restaurant
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
injuries have been reported after a fire broke out at Gateway Mall. Picture: Arrive Alive Twitter:@_ArriveAlive ER24,Gateway Mall fire,Gateway Shopping Centre JOHANNESBURG – A fire has broken out at a restaurant at Umhlanga’s Gateway... Read more
8d
Eye Witness News
Four killed in Centurion taxi crashover a middle island and into oncoming traffic. The accident has caused delays
Four killed in Centurion taxi crash
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
over a middle island and into oncoming traffic. The accident has caused delays on the corner of the R55 and Wierda Road. ER24’s Pieter Rossouw says, “When ER24 arrived on scene they found that four people were ejected from the vehicle and they... Read more
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10d
Eye Witness News
Man’s body found in Vaal Riverreports of a drowning. Paramedics say there is no indication of whether the ma
Man’s body found in Vaal River
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
reports of a drowning. Paramedics say there is no indication of whether the man fell in or jumped off the Vaal Bridge. ER24’s Russel Meiring says, “Emergency personnel returned to the scene and continued to search for the patient, after several... Read more
10d
iol.co.za
Body of unidentified man found in Vaal Riverparamedics have recovered the body of a man, believed to be in his 30s, from th
Body of unidentified man found in Vaal River
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
paramedics have recovered the body of a man, believed to be in his 30s, from the Vaal River near the Ascot-on-Vaal bridge. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics and a search and rescue crew arrived in the area after receiving reports of... Read more
11d
News 24 South Africa
One killed on N3injuries after a vehicle overturned on the N3 south between Umlaas and Camperdo
One killed on N3
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
injuries after a vehicle overturned on the N3 south between Umlaas and Camperdown on Sunday, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said paramedics arrived on scene where they found a badly mangled wreck in the slow lane of... Read more
11d
News 24 South Africa
Newborn found dead in dustbinKaveel Singh, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Vanderbijlpark – A newborn baby
Newborn found dead in dustbin
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Kaveel Singh, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Vanderbijlpark – A newborn baby was found dead in a dustbin along DF Malan Drive in Vanderbijlpark on Sunday, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said paramedics from ER24 were... Read more
12d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Man badly burned in vehicle blazeIt’s not known at this stage what caused the fire. “At approximately 3am param
Man badly burned in vehicle blaze
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
It’s not known at this stage what caused the fire. “At approximately 3am paramedics from ER24 responded to a residential area in Glenwood‚ Pietermaritzburg where they found a vehicle well alight outside a residential property. “Several people‚... Read more
14d
Eye Witness News
Taxi crashes into mother & child crossing the road in Albertonmother was carrying her toddler on her back while crossing the road, when the t
Taxi crashes into mother & child crossing the road in Alberton
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
mother was carrying her toddler on her back while crossing the road, when the taxi drove into them. Picture: @ER24EMS. JOHANNESBURG - A two-year-old child has been killed and the mother rushed to hospital after a taxi accident in... Read more
15d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Paramedics come to the rescue of goat‚ dog and her puppiesshelter in garden. It was apparent that the animals had not been fed in some ti
Paramedics come to the rescue of goat‚ dog and her puppies
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
shelter in garden. It was apparent that the animals had not been fed in some time‚” said emergency medical response service ER24. ER24 paramedics were able to rescue a goat, dog and her seven puppies this afternoon from an abandoned house on... Read more
15d
Eye Witness News
CT man critical after falling through roof of CBD buildingafter falling 15 metres through the roof of a building in the Cape Town CBD. T
CT man critical after falling through roof of CBD building
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
after falling 15 metres through the roof of a building in the Cape Town CBD. The incident happened yesterday afternoon. ER24's Russel Meiring says it's understood the man fell off a ladder. “Upon our assessment we found that the man has... Read more
16d
News 24 South Africa
Runner rescued from KZN's Kloof Gorge after falling down cliffA teenager is rescued after falling down a cliff while running at the Kloof Gor
Runner rescued from KZN's Kloof Gorge after falling down cliff
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
A teenager is rescued after falling down a cliff while running at the Kloof Gorge. (Supplied, ER24) Durban – A woman had to be rescued after falling down Kloof Gorge in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson Russel... Read more
16d
News 24 South Africa
1 killed in Johannesburg collisionKaveel Singh, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Johannesburg – One person was k
1 killed in Johannesburg collision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Kaveel Singh, News24 ER24 (Picture: Supplied) Johannesburg – One person was killed after a two-vehicle collision on Cedar Road near the R114, north of Johannesburg on Tuesday, paramedic services said. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said ER24... Read more
16d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Man critical after falling through roofER24 paramedics‚ along with another service‚ arrived at the building in Christi
Man critical after falling through roof
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
ER24 paramedics‚ along with another service‚ arrived at the building in Christiaan Barnard Street to find the man lying on the floor. “It is understood that the man had fallen off a ladder‚ falling through the ceiling and landing on the floor 15... Read more
16d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Two girls and 'granny' injured in Soweto house fireThe small house in Dobsonville was "well alight"‚ paramedics from the ER24 Joha
Two girls and 'granny' injured in Soweto house fire
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
The small house in Dobsonville was "well alight"‚ paramedics from the ER24 Johannesburg South branch. Three females were found seated outside of their residence on the road. Two girls‚ aged five and 14‚ as well as a 86-year-old woman had all... Read more
17d
iol.co.za
Seven dead, 30-plus injured on KZN roadsa man and woman, both believed to be in their 60s, were killed when a loose tru
Seven dead, 30-plus injured on KZN roads
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
a man and woman, both believed to be in their 60s, were killed when a loose truck trailer smashed into their bakkie. ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said paramedics found the wrecked bakkie smashed against the roadside barrier. “It is believed... Read more
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