Thirty-eight people suffered minor injuries when a Munenzva Bus travelling from South Africa veered off the road around midnight on Tuesday.
The accident occurred at the 140km peg along the Beitbridge-Masvingo Road when the bus landed on the roadside guardrails.
The accident was confirmed by Masvingo provincial police spokesperson Chief Inspector Charity Mazula on Wednesday. She said:
I can confirm that a 69-seater bus towing a trailer, which belongs to Munenzva Bus Company was involved in an accident at the 140km peg along the Beitbridge-Masvingo Road on Tuesday midnight.
It had 63 passengers on board and was travelling from South Africa to Masvingo. The driver of the bus, Tinosengwa Vengai, lost control of the bus at a bridge and it veered off the road and landed on the rails in the process, with 38 people incurring minor injuries.
We advise drivers to rest in order to avoid fatigue.
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