9 Dead, 8 Injured In Checheche Accident

9 people died in an accident involving a Greenfuel sugar cane haulage truck and a commuter omnibus at Chimambo rural business centre, about four kilometers from Checheche growth point in Chipinge, Manicaland Province.

8 others were critically injured when the haulage truck had a head on collision with the omnibus. The haulage truck was coming from Middle Sabi and tried to overtake another truck from the same company, resulting in a head on collision with a Nissan Caravan omnibus.

The 8 injured have been referred to Chiredzi while it took about three hours to remove the trapped bodies of the Nissan Caravan driver and a passenger in the front seat. Police Spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said police details are attending the scene and preliminary findings indicate that 9 people died on the spot. Assistant Commissioner Nyathi said although the details are still sketchy, the kombi was carrying 17 passengers despite being authorised to carry 15 passengers.

More: ZBC

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One Comment on “9 Dead, 8 Injured In Checheche Accident

  1. These Green fuel trucks should just do a private road and avoid using the public road. these are typical of investors who are just here to reap and do not intend to make any long term investment.

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