19 May 2014

Zimbabwe: Kombi Accident Death Toll Rises

Ten people have now been confirmed dead after a commuter omnibus they were travelling in veered off the road and hit a tree at the Chinhamo area along Seke Road today.

National spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed that two more people died on admission to Chitungwiza Central Hospital while the other one died at Parirenyatwa Hospital.

The three were among the four who were injured and taken to Chitungwiza Central Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the kombi only identified as Masiwa died on the spot and police have attributed the accident to speeding.

He was driving a Toyota Hiace registration number ACQ 5160 and heading towards Chitungwiza from the city centre.

Copyright © 2014 The Herald. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.