Four people were killed and 11 others seriously injured on Sunday evening when a commuter omnibus and a honda fit they were travelling in were involved in a head-on collision.
The fatal crash occurred at the 44km peg along the Harare-Beitbridge Highway. Three people reportedly died on the spot, while another passenger succumbed to injuries upon admission at Chitungwiza Central Hospital.
Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident on Monday. She said:
Circumstances are that a Honda Fit with three passengers on board was travelling towards Harare, while the Toyota Hiace with 10 passengers on board was travelling towards Masvingo. On approaching a curve at the 44km peg along the said road, the driver of the Toyota Hiace tried to overtake in front of the oncoming Honda Fit, resulting in a head-on collision.
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