The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has reported a fatal accident that occurred this Wednesday at the 70km peg along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls Road.
Three people died on the spot while eighteen others were injured when a Toyota Granvia burst a tyre and veered off the road.
Police said more details pertaining to the accident will be released in due course.
In a related development, police confirmed that the death toll in the accident which occurred at 61km peg along Masvingo-Mbalabala Road on Monday has risen to 22.
According to an earlier police statement, the Toyota Granvia which was heading west towards Zvishavane burst a tyre resulting in the driver losing control of the vehicle.
The Gravia encroached onto an oncoming Toyota Wish’s lane which was going east towards Masvingo resulting in the head-on collision.
On Monday police said 20 people were killed in the crash but one of the survivors, a police officer based at Buchwa Police Station, Lincoln Muungani (28), passed away later, becoming the 21st victim.
He was pulled out of the wreckage alive but later succumbed to his injuries at Zvishavane District Hospital around 6 pm on the same day.