2 Chinhoyi University Students perished in a horrific car crash in Banket yesterday together with 4 other people including a mother and her infant baby, The Herald reports.
The accident which occurred when the Nissan Sulphy the 6 were travelling in tried to overtake another vehicle in front of oncoming traffic rammed into a haulage truck killing all passengers in the car, was confirmed by Mashonaland West Province police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Ian Kohwera.
CUT’s director of communications and marketing, Dr Musekiwa Tapera also confirmed the accident and said:
The 4.1 students (name provided) were on vacation and they decided to drive to Chinhoyi to collect their belongings where they used to lodge last semester after hearing that universities are no longer opening. One of the students was driving and they are believed to have picked passengers at Greencroft.
ZRP National Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said they were still investigating the accident when he was contacted for comment.
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