Netcare 911

Latest stories

1d
iafrica.com
Baby born in peak-time trafficA Netcare 911 paramedic treating the baby. Credit: Netcare 911 Netcare 911 par
Baby born in peak-time traffic
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
A Netcare 911 paramedic treating the baby. Credit: Netcare 911 Netcare 911 paramedics were in for a shock when a person ran up to them to let them know a woman had gone into labour in a nearby taxi. The paramedics had been at a service station in... Read more
1d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Baby delivered on freewayNetcare 911 paramedic Chris Botha said the ambulance crew was at a service stat
Baby delivered on freeway
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Netcare 911 paramedic Chris Botha said the ambulance crew was at a service station in St Johns Avenue in Pinetown when a person ran up to them for help as a woman had gone into labour in a taxi that was on the M7. "Paramedics raced to the scene and... Read more
1d
Eye Witness News
20 injured following bus crash in Durban It is understood that two buses collided on North Coast Road this morning. N
20 injured following bus crash in Durban
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
It is understood that two buses collided on North Coast Road this morning. Netcare 911 ambulance. Picture: Twitter @ArriveAlive. JOHANNESBURG – At least 20 people have been injured in a bus a crash in... Read more
2d
News 24 South Africa
Durban crash in rainy weather leaves one deadaccident is not known, however, reports from the scene suggests the driver of t
Durban crash in rainy weather leaves one dead
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
accident is not known, however, reports from the scene suggests the driver of the vehicle veered across the road in the heavy rain and overturned. According to Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha the three other people were transported to hospi... Read more
9d
Eye Witness News
3 die in car accident in KZNdied instantly while the third died while being treated by emergency workers.
3 die in car accident in KZN
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
died instantly while the third died while being treated by emergency workers. The cause of the accident remains unclear. Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe said, “A vehicle overturned on the N3 under the M13 bridge. Police are investigating the cause... Read more
9d
News 24 South Africa
Woman wounded in botched Durban home invasionSouth African Police Services. A high-speed chase ensued and unfortunately the
Woman wounded in botched Durban home invasion
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
South African Police Services. A high-speed chase ensued and unfortunately the suspects managed to evade arrest and currently remain at large," he said. Netcare 911 treated the woman who remains in a serious but stable condition in a nearby hospit... Read more
13d
News 24 South Africa
Fire destroys 30 shacks in DurbanKenville, Durban, on Friday evening, paramedics said. Nobody was killed or inj
Fire destroys 30 shacks in Durban
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Kenville, Durban, on Friday evening, paramedics said. Nobody was killed or injured and the cause of the blaze was unknown, Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said. It took firefighters at least two hours to extinguish it. Those affected would... Read more
14d
News 24 South Africa
Guard shot by ATM bombers at Pretoria shopping centregang of ATM bombers at the Cornwall Hill shopping centre in Elarduspark, Pretor
Guard shot by ATM bombers at Pretoria shopping centre
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
gang of ATM bombers at the Cornwall Hill shopping centre in Elarduspark, Pretoria, in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said that paramedics had responded to the incident. “When we arrived on scene, we... Read more
18d
iol.co.za
Trucker burnt beyond recognition on N4diesel rear-ended a Volvo truck. The truck overturned then ignited and burnt to
Trucker burnt beyond recognition on N4
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
diesel rear-ended a Volvo truck. The truck overturned then ignited and burnt to ashes because of the diesel spillage. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe said when they arrived on the scene, they found Tshwane fire department officials already busy... Read more
19d
Eye Witness News
Section of N4 closed after a deadly truck accidentinto flames near the Mabopane Highway. It’s understood the vehicle crashed int
Section of N4 closed after a deadly truck accident
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
into flames near the Mabopane Highway. It’s understood the vehicle crashed into another truck shortly before midday. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe says the N4 towards Brits has been closed until further notice. “Apparently the truck driver... Read more
20d
News 24 South Africa
Man jumps to his death at Durban hotelparamedics said on Wednesday. RescueCare spokesperson Garrith Jamieson told Ne
Man jumps to his death at Durban hotel
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
paramedics said on Wednesday. RescueCare spokesperson Garrith Jamieson told News24 that his paramedics, together with Netcare 911, were on the scene. "We can confirm that we declared him dead." Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani... Read more
2 related stories
21d
News 24 South Africa
55 injured as 2 buses, van collide in Pretoria– Fifty-five people were injured when two buses and a delivery van collided in
55 injured as 2 buses, van collide in Pretoria
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
– Fifty-five people were injured when two buses and a delivery van collided in Atteridgeville in Pretoria on Tuesday. Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said the injuries were mostly minor. The patients were treated on the scene, in 15th... Read more
3 related stories
21d
Eye Witness News
Over 50 injured in multi-vehicle crash in Pretoriacrash in Pretoria Last night, more than 40 people were injured when a bus trav
Over 50 injured in multi-vehicle crash in Pretoria
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
crash in Pretoria Last night, more than 40 people were injured when a bus traveling from JHB to CT overturned. Netcare 911 paramedics have responded to the scene of a bus crash, on 5 July 2016, were 55 people reported to have been... Read more
3 related stories
21d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Bus driver said to have fled scene after Joburg CBD crashfound that 41 people‚ including young children‚ had sustained injuries ranging
Bus driver said to have fled scene after Joburg CBD crash
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
found that 41 people‚ including young children‚ had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate‚” said ER24. Netcare 911 said that there were no fatalities at the crash scene and that the injured were transported to various hospitals... Read more
22d
iafrica.com
Bus overturns, driver allegedly fleeswith another vehicle on the M1 south near the Crown interchange last night. At
Bus overturns, driver allegedly flees
iafrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
with another vehicle on the M1 south near the Crown interchange last night. At least 40 people were rushed to hospital. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe said: "There were no fatalities and everyone sustained moderate to minor injuries, no one was... Read more
3 related stories
22d
Eye Witness News
Bus firm mum on driver fleeing scene after crashbus on the M1 South at the Crown Interchange team from @EMER_G_MED on scene. Ov
Bus firm mum on driver fleeing scene after crash
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
bus on the M1 South at the Crown Interchange team from @EMER_G_MED on scene. Over 40 injuries. pic.twitter.com/d0fx1FEqaY Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe said: "There were no fatalities and everyone sustained moderate to minor injuries, no one was... Read more
22d
Eye Witness News
Bus overturns on M1 South, dozens injuredafter a bus overturned on the M1 at the M2 Split in Newtown, JHB. https://t.co/
Bus overturns on M1 South, dozens injured
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
after a bus overturned on the M1 at the M2 Split in Newtown, JHB. https://t.co/sKHjRXV1TOpic.twitter.com/hfgWhfwab4 Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe says, “We would like to advise all motorists to be extra cautious when driving on the... Read more
3 related stories
22d
Eye Witness News
9 injured in bakkie accident in Lynnwood Ridgethey were travelling in overturned. Three workers were taken to hospital while
9 injured in bakkie accident in Lynnwood Ridge
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
they were travelling in overturned. Three workers were taken to hospital while the rest refused medical treatment. Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe said: "Reports indicate that only three people were transported to hospital and the rest refused... Read more
22d
News 24 South Africa
Two dead after car veers across highway median- Two people were killed in an early morning collision on the N3 near New Engla
Two dead after car veers across highway median
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
- Two people were killed in an early morning collision on the N3 near New England Road, in Pietermaritzburg, on Monday. Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said a car travelling south veered across the grassed median and collided with another... Read more
23d
News 24 South Africa
Two killed in Mall of Africa shootingFILE: Mall of Africa.(Netcare 911) Johannesburg - Two men were killed a shooti
Two killed in Mall of Africa shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
FILE: Mall of Africa.(Netcare 911) Johannesburg - Two men were killed a shooting incident outside the Mall of Africa in Midrand on Sunday night. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said the two men had been standing on the... Read more
2 related stories
23d
Eye Witness News
Over a dozen people injured in Roodepoort taxi accidentvehicle before the taxi overturned this morning. The injured people have been
Over a dozen people injured in Roodepoort taxi accident
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
vehicle before the taxi overturned this morning. The injured people have been taken to hospital for further medical care. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe said, “Paramedics worked on scene to stabilise the injured. They sustained minor to moderate... Read more
23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Four dead and hundreds left homeless in Pretoria fireEmergency services Netcare 911 said a search for more bodies was still under wa
Four dead and hundreds left homeless in Pretoria fire
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
Emergency services Netcare 911 said a search for more bodies was still under way on Sunday morning. "Dozens of people that sustained minor injuries were treated and transported to various hospitals in the area for further medical care‚” Netcare 911... Read more
2 related stories
23d
Eye Witness News
4 people killed following shack fire in Pretoriafor more bodies or survivors. Firefighters worked for hours to battle the blaz
4 people killed following shack fire in Pretoria
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
for more bodies or survivors. Firefighters worked for hours to battle the blaze in the early hours of the morning. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe says, “Dozens of people that sustained minor injuries were treated and transported to various... Read more
2 related stories
24d
News 24 South Africa
Bystander killed after being hit by car at accident scenewhile at the scene of another road death on Saturday night in on the N4 in Alkm
Bystander killed after being hit by car at accident scene
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
while at the scene of another road death on Saturday night in on the N4 in Alkmaar near Nelspruit, paramedics confirmed. Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe in a statement said it appeared a man was struck by a vehicle and died of extensive... Read more
26d
The Times & The Sunday Times
11 injured after bakkie rolls in RoodepoortThe white bakkie lay on its roof in Ontdekkers Road while paramedics from Netca
11 injured after bakkie rolls in Roodepoort
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
The white bakkie lay on its roof in Ontdekkers Road while paramedics from Netcare 911 and other emergency services treated the injured passengers. “Reports from the scene indicate that one person is in a critical condition while 10 others have... Read more
26d
iol.co.za
Springbok rally driver, cyclist killed by robbersransacked his smallholding in Tweedrag, east of Pretoria, before shooting him a
Springbok rally driver, cyclist killed by robbers
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
ransacked his smallholding in Tweedrag, east of Pretoria, before shooting him at about 8am. His wife Ulsa was assaulted. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe said Hettema was declared dead on the scene and his body handed over to the Boschkop police. He... Read more
27d
iol.co.za
What’s behind cops’ high suicide rate?were informed by the grandson of the male victim. The male victim was 60 years
What’s behind cops’ high suicide rate?
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
were informed by the grandson of the male victim. The male victim was 60 years old and the female victim 30,” he said. Netcare 911 spokeswoman Athlenda Mathe said the two were declared dead on the scene when paramedics arrived. She said a... Read more
27d
iol.co.za
Baby sisters die in Mpumulanga shack blazewere burnt to death when the shack in which they had been left alone caught ali
Baby sisters die in Mpumulanga shack blaze
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
were burnt to death when the shack in which they had been left alone caught alight near Nelspruit on Wednesday morning. Netcare 911 spokeswoman Athlenda Mathe said the toddlers, aged two and three, were found under the bed in the shack in an... Read more
3 related stories
27d
iafrica.com
Man seriously injured after truck mirror hitwhile the man was crossing the road. According to EWN, the man "is believed to
Man seriously injured after truck mirror hit
iafrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
while the man was crossing the road. According to EWN, the man "is believed to be in his 30s". Athlenda Mathe from Netcare 911 revealed that the man was in "critical condition" when they arrived to help. "When we arrived on scene, we found... Read more
27d
Eye Witness News
Man in critical condition after being hit by truck mirrorof a truck in Benoni on the East Rand. The victim, who is believed to be in hi
Man in critical condition after being hit by truck mirror
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
of a truck in Benoni on the East Rand. The victim, who is believed to be in his 30s, was crossing the road at the time. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe says, “When we arrived on scene, we found the man lying next to the truck in a critical... Read more
27d
iafrica.com
Two home alone children perish in fireage. The incident occurred in Mpumalanga this morning while the two children w
Two home alone children perish in fire
iafrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
age. The incident occurred in Mpumalanga this morning while the two children were left alone at home. Athlenda Mathe from Netcare 911 has advised parents to never leave kids "unattended". "We would like to advise all parents not to leave their... Read more
3 related stories
27d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Sisters die in shack fireNetcare 911 said the two girls aged two and three were found lying under the be
Sisters die in shack fire
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
Netcare 911 said the two girls aged two and three were found lying under the bed where they died about 6.30am. “When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on the scene‚ we found that the fire had already been extinguished. We also found the children‚ both... Read more
3 related stories
27d
Eye Witness News
Jan Hettema killed in shooting at Boschkop farmfarm house in Pretoria this morning, and opened fire on the 83-year-old. His w
Jan Hettema killed in shooting at Boschkop farm
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
farm house in Pretoria this morning, and opened fire on the 83-year-old. His wife was also assaulted by the attackers. Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe says, “When we arrived on scene, we found that the elderly man had already died, before our... Read more
27d
Eye Witness News
Two toddlers die in Mpumalanga shack firedied in a shack fire in Mpumalanga. The siblings were reportedly home alone wh
Two toddlers die in Mpumalanga shack fire
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
died in a shack fire in Mpumalanga. The siblings were reportedly home alone when the structure caught fire this morning. Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe says, “We would like to advise all parents not to leave their children unattended. We also plead... Read more
3 related stories
27d
iol.co.za
Durban woman killed by stray bulletmembers [of the police]. The members retaliated and the woman was shot.” The w
Durban woman killed by stray bullet
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
members [of the police]. The members retaliated and the woman was shot.” The woman was rushed to the KwaMashu Polyclinic. Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said that the woman had succumbed to her injuries and was declared dead on arrival at the... Read more
28d
News 24 South Africa
Retired policeman kills daughter, selfLungelo Dlamini said. Dlamini would not confirm who called police. It was appa
Retired policeman kills daughter, self
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
Lungelo Dlamini said. Dlamini would not confirm who called police. It was apparently one of the man’s grandchildren. Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said they declared the 60-year-old man and the 30-year-old woman dead on the... Read more
28d
iol.co.za
Cop guns down his daughter, kills himselfPolice were informed by the man's grandson. The male victim was 60 years old an
Cop guns down his daughter, kills himself
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Police were informed by the man's grandson. The male victim was 60 years old and the female victim aged 30,” Dlamini said. Netcare 911 spokeswoman Athlenda Mathe said the two victims were declared dead on the scene when paramedics arrived. She... Read more
29d
iol.co.za
Three die in North West crash- Three people were killed when the car in which they were travelling rolled on
Three die in North West crash
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
- Three people were killed when the car in which they were travelling rolled on the N14 near Ventersdorp on Monday, Netcare 911 paramedics said. Netcare 911 spokeswoman Athlenda Mathe said a man and a woman were declared dead at the... Read more
29d
iol.co.za
Shocking twist in road rage axe attack casearrived at the scene, they ignored a bleeding Mandla, focusing their attention
Shocking twist in road rage axe attack case
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
arrived at the scene, they ignored a bleeding Mandla, focusing their attention at Gale, who was unhurt. Afterwards, two Netcare 911 paramedics told their superiors they had left without helping Mandla because the bystanders had threatened to... Read more
29d
News 24 South Africa
Father, daughter killed in Boksburg shootinghave said. The 60-year-old man and his 30-year-old daughter were killed in the
Father, daughter killed in Boksburg shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
have said. The 60-year-old man and his 30-year-old daughter were killed in the shooting in Dawn Park around 07:00, Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said. They were declared dead at the scene. Four witnesses, aged 11-19, were being... Read more
29d
Eye Witness News
Boksburg father and daughter killed in shootingcounsellors are on scene They were declared dead on the scene shortly after pa
Boksburg father and daughter killed in shooting
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
counsellors are on scene They were declared dead on the scene shortly after paramedics arrived on the scene this morning. Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe said, “We have dispatched trauma councillors to counsel four teenagers who witnessed the... Read more
29d
iol.co.za
Road-rage case still in limbo – 2 years onarrived at the scene, they ignored a bleeding Mandla, focusing their attention
Road-rage case still in limbo – 2 years on
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
arrived at the scene, they ignored a bleeding Mandla, focusing their attention at Gale, who was unhurt. Afterwards, two Netcare 911 paramedics told their superiors they had left without helping Mandla because the bystanders had threatened to... Read more

People in this news