5 Family Members Die In Car Accident

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has revealed that five family members and an as yet to be identified fellow passenger died in a road accident on Thursday morning.

The accident occurred when Toyota Grand Hiace they were travelling in failed to negotiate a curve at the 106-kilometre peg along the Chivhu-Nyazura Road, resulting in the driver losing control of the vehicle.

The deceased were from Taderera Village under Chief Makumbe in Buhera.

Police spokesman Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said:

The deceased are Erina Masisimani (29), Mukudzei Masisimani (3), Peter Masisimani (38), Beauty Masisimani (12) and Elias Masisimani (25).

The vehicle then veered off the road and overturned twice before landing by the roadside on its wheels.

Two people died on the spot, three on admission at Murambinda Hospital while the other one died at Mutare General Hospital

… The ZRP urges motorists to negotiate road curves patiently and reduce speed accordingly. They should also take into consideration the state of the roads and be able to safeguard lives.

The Toyota Grand Hiace had 11 people on board.


More: The Herald

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