Boy killed crossing N3 in Durban – Independent Online

FLICKR.COM File image Durban – A 12-year-old boy died when he was hit by a vehicle on the N3 west near Durban’s Spaghetti Junction on Tuesday, paramedics said. “Reports from the scene indicate that two boys tried to run across the highway when one landed in front of a vehicle that was hurtling down the road,” said Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha. He was found lying on the road and declared dead on the scene. Sapa Nation – Google News

855 killed so far on roads this festive season – News24

2013-12-24 19:34 kalahari.com Christmas Please!A must-have collection of seasonal poems, accompanied by stunning watercolour illustrations. Now R139.00buy now Johannesburg – Since the start of December, 855 people have been killed in more than 700 fatal crashes countrywide, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Tuesday. Gauteng reported the most crashes with 148, KwaZulu-Natal 138, the Eastern Cape 99, Mpumalanga 77, and the Free State 63. Limpopo had 59 crashes, the Western Cape 57, the North West 50, and Northern Cape 25. The RTMC said the contributory factors included dangerous overtaking, speeding, and driving under the influence of alcohol. On the N12, about 20km from Klerksdorp on the road to Wolmaransstad, North West, 14 people were…