The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed an accident that happened along Nyanga-Rwenya road on Thursday morning. In a statement, ZRP said:
The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred at the 36 km peg along Nyanga-Rwenya Rd, Nyanga on 24/02/22 at about 0523 hours. A motorist, who was driving an Isuzu 850 lorry, with five passengers on board, lost control of the vehicle and sideswiped a stationary Toyota Hiace vehicle. The lorry overturned once and landed on its roof in a ditch. The driver of the lorry and three passengers died on the spot. Bodies of the victims were referred to Nyanga District Hospital for post-mortem and names will be announced after their next of kin have been advised.
Earlier, the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC), in a statement seen by Pindula News, said four members of the OPC who were part of an Office Team delivering goods for the less privileged in Ruwangwe Community under the First Lady’s Community Assistance and Empowerment Programme.
The statement said the State Residences truck overturned and the four died on the accident scene, and two other officers sustained serious injuries and have since been evacuated to Regina Coeli Mission Hospital, sustaining serious injuries.