Crime & Accidents

Narrow Escape

Narrow Escape

18th August 2016 at 8:36 am 0 comments

Three people escaped without injury when the car in which they were travelling last night overturned. The accident took place on Berkeley Road in the direction of Milnerton. The spokesperson for South African Paramedic Services, Warren Cupido, thanked the police, Cape Town fire brigade and Metro Emergency Medical Service forRead More

A case of murder is being investigated.

Discarded Foetuses Found

16th August 2016 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

Two human foetuses aged approximately 2-3 months were discovered in Table View’s Site 5 informal settlement last week. According to the Table View Community Police Forum the gruesome discoveries were made on 8 and 10 August. A member of the community found the first foetus inside a wheelie bin atRead More

Angels of Mercy under Attack

Angels of Mercy under Attack

15th August 2016 at 11:27 am 0 comments

They’re angels of mercy but they are increasingly being attacked, robbed and ambushed. According to Eyewitness News 30 attacks on paramedics have been reported in the last 8 months. In an interview with Eyewitness News some ER24 paramedics talk about how the threat of violence impacts on their labour ofRead More

A man from Du Noon died crossing the N7 this morning. Photo: ER24

Pedestrian killed near Du Noon

12th August 2016 at 9:14 am 0 comments

A man from Du Noon died trying to cross the busy N7 near the informal settlement this morning. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring the man was hit by two vehicles travelling in the direction of Malmesbury. When ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene they foundRead More

The truck that drove over the car in Atlantis. Photo: ER24

Horror Crash in Atlantis

11th August 2016 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

Two men have been killed and another man injured after a heavy truck crashed into a car and drove over it in Atlantis this morning, reports ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring. “It is believed that one of the deceased had been undergoing a driver’s licence test.” The accident took place onRead More

A woman died crossing the N7, Philadelphia. Photo: ER24

Woman dies Crossing N7

4th August 2016 at 11:38 am 0 comments

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring reports that a 32-year-old woman was killed this morning after she was hit by several light motor vehicles on the N7 north-bound near Philadelphia. The woman died on the scene. The woman’s mother witnessed the event and had to be calmed down by ER24 paramedics. AccordingRead More

Grim Sunday on Road

Grim Sunday on Road

31st July 2016 at 10:41 am 1 comment

An accident occurred early this morning in misty conditions on the N7. According to Warren Cupido, spokesperson for the South African Paramedics Services, the accident took place on the N7, Melkbos turnoff, around 5:55 am. According to Cupido only one vehicle was involved in the accident. The Jaws of LifeRead More

2 Accidents, 1 Day, Same Place

2 Accidents, 1 Day, Same Place

28th July 2016 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

2 Accidents, 1 Day, Same Place…Things went haywire at the R27 and M19 intersection traffic lights today. The day started off with a head-on collision and by late afternoon, there was another accident. A motorist who did not brake in time collided into the back of one of the MelkbosstrandRead More

Man Dies in Fire

Man Dies in Fire

28th July 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

A man from Witsand died in a shack fire over the weekend. According to Witsand residents the fire was raging out of control when they woke up at 3 am on Sunday morning. Flames as high as the trees surrounding the shacks consumed six of the makeshift homes as wellRead More

Crime Round-Up

Crime Round-Up

27th July 2016 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

A house was broken into in Reiger Street on 26 July. The incident took place between 8:20 am and 12:30 pm. The owner was not at home at the time of the incident. Upon the owner’s return he found the front door and safety gate forced open; entry had probablyRead More

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