13 people were seriously injured in a traffic accident that occurred yesterday at the intersection of Churchill Avenue and Freedom Legacy Way which is close to the Borrowdale Race Course in Harare, The Herald reports.
The accident which involved a Nissan Caravan and a Honda Fit was confirmed by ZRP National Spokesperson Assitant Commissioner Paul Nyathi who said the driver of the Nissan Caravan ran a red light:
The accident occurred around 6am at the intersection of Borrowdale Road and Churchill Road where the driver of a Honda Fit who was driving along Churchill Road, due east and on approaching the intersection, the driver of a white unregistered Nissan Caravan proceeded through a red robot and the vehicles collided.
As a result, the Nissan Caravan landed on its right side with 12 people in the Nissan Caravan sustaining various injuries while one person in the Honda Fit sustained serious injuries and was unconscious. All the injured were rushed to Parirenyatwa Hospital
In another incident that occurred in Harare on Saturday, 21 people were injured when a ZUPCO bus they were traveling in veered off the road when the driver failed to negotiate a corner. Another ZUPCO bus last month developed a fault and rammed into 8 vehicles and injured 10 people including Shamiso Muguti whose legs had to be amputated.
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