8 Killed, 31 Critically Injured In ZUPCO, Tanker Collision

Eight (8) people were killed while thirty-one (31) others were critically injured in a road traffic accident that occurred along the Harare-Bulawayo Road in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the fatal accident which involved a Zimbabwe United Passengers bus and a tanker occurred at the 168km peg along the Harare-Bulawayo Road between 12 AM and 1 AM.

The bus and the tanker collided resulting in the death of eight people and injuries to 31 others who were ferried to Kadoma General Hospital. ZRP posted on Twitter:

The ZRP reports the death of 8 people in a fatal RTA which occurred at the 168km peg along Harare-Bulawayo Road between 12 midnight and 1 am when a ZUPCO bus had a collision with a tanker.

Thirty-one (31) people were critically injured and are admitted at Kadoma General Hospital. More details to follow.

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2 comments on “8 Killed, 31 Critically Injured In ZUPCO, Tanker Collision

  1. Zim should ban all trucks and buses moving on main roads between 9.00pm to 6.00am. Too much drinking and driving that time of night, people (including drivers) should be at home in bed sleeping.

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