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Oscar Pistorius' brother 'out of danger' after car crash

Oscar Pistorius' brother is now "out of danger" following a car crash on Friday night, the Associated Press reported.

Carl Pistorius embracing his brother Oscar during his murder trial.
Carl Pistorius embracing his brother Oscar during his murder trial. Credit: Reuters

Carl Pistorius was in a serious condition after a head-on collision in northern South Africa but has now been transferred to a hospital in the capital, Pretoria.

He is said to have suffered broken bones as well as a hip injury and lacerations to his liver and heart.

Read more: Oscar Pistorius' brother in hospital after car crash

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Carl Pistorius makes no comment about impending trial

The brother of Oscar Pistorius, Carl Pistorius, made no comment about his own impending trial today, as he arrived at the family home.

Carl's trial is expected next month, it emerged today. He faces culpable homicide charges in connection with the death of a woman in a car crash in 2010.

Read: Oscar Pistorius' family bail relief

Oscar Pistorius' brother faces trial over woman's death

by - Africa Correspondent

Carl Pistorius, Oscar's brother, faces culpable homicide charges. The trial is expected next month. He will stand trial in connection with the death of a woman in a car crash in 2010.

Carl has been most active of Oscar's relatives in court - being briefed by lawyers, visiting brother in holding cell and comforting him in the dock.

Carl seemed to be the most anxious of Oscar's relatives as they waited for a bail ruling. They are clearly very close.

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Report: Carl Pistorius facing homicide charge

South African news channel eNCA is reporting that Carl Pistorius, brother of Oscar Pistorius, is due to stand trial in a separate case involving the death of a female biker.

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Culpable homicide charge against Carl Pistorius confirmed to @encanews by his lawyer Kenny Oldwage - who also defends #OscarPistorius

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Carl Pistorius was supposed to have gone on trial for culpable homicide on Thursday - day before #OscarPistorius got bail. @encanews

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Culpable homicide case against Carl Pistorius - over 2010 accident death of woman biker - postponed to next month. @encanews

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