7 People lost their lives while 9 others were seriously injured in the wee hours of yesterday morning. The accident occurred when the driver of the Toyota Toyoace they were travelling in lost control of the vehicle which in turn overturned killing some passengers on the spot.
ZRP Spokesperson Assistant Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident:
The accident occurred around 0300 hours today (yesterday) on the 10km peg along Lutumba-Chitulipasi Road and seven people perished.
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A Toyota vehicle (Toyoace) which was bound for Beitbridge had 16 people aboard including the driver. On approaching the 10km peg on the said road, the driver lost control of the speeding vehicle which resulted in it veering off the road to the left, overturned three times before it landed on its right side killing seven people on spot and injuring nine others
Injured passengers were ferried to the nearest hospital.
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