Thirty casualties in two separate road accidents yesterday

By Phillipa Jaja

Four (4) people died while 26 others were injured in separate road accidents yesterday when both vehicles, a bus and a Toyota Hiace vehicle, overturned twice before landing on their roofs.

Police confirmed both accidents with the first occurring at the 3 kilometre peg along Nyika–Zaka Road whilst the second one took place at the 5 kilometre peg along Mutare-Masvingo Rd.

“The ZRP confirms a serious road traffic accident which occurred on April 25 2023, at about 2300 hours at the 5 kilometre peg along Mutare-Masvingo Rd where twenty passengers were injured when a when a Zebra Kiss vehicle with twenty eight passengers on board veered off the road and overturned twice before landing on its roof.

“The injured are admitted at Victoria Chitepo Hospital. More details will be released in due course.”

 Four (4) people died on the same day in a separate accident when a Toyota Hiace vehicle with twenty eight passengers on board veered off the road and overturned twice before landing on its roof

“The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred on April 25 at around 1700 hours at the 3 kilometre peg along Nyika –Zaka Road where four people died while six others were injured when a Toyota Hiace vehicle with twenty eight passengers on board veered off the road and overturned twice before landing on its roof.”

 The bodies of the victims were taken to Silveira Mission Hospital mortuary for post mortem whilst the injured are admitted at the same hospital.

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