ONE PERSON DIES IN A ROAD ACCIDENT ON THE GREAT EAST ROAD
Written by ClementB on August 24, 2017
One person identified as Charles Banda, 49, has died followed a road traffic accident along the Great East Road 65 Km West of Nyimba District.
Eastern Province Police Commissioner Alex Chilufya has confirmed the development to Radio Maria news today.
Mr Chilufya says the accident happened this morning around 11:00 hours at Chamilala area and that it involved a Lusaka bound Bells Scania bus registration number ABE 5435 that had a head on collision with a Toyota Allion car.
He says the Toyota Allion driven by Sankhani Shumba of Dedza in Malawi had four passengers on board of which one of them died on the spot.
Mr Chilufya says a total of six passengers from both the bus and the car sustained injuries of varying degrees and were referred to nearby medical facilities for treatment.
He says the bus had its front and left side boot damaged while the Toyota Allion was extensively damaged.