15 KILLED IN HORROR KOMBI CRASH

Fifteen people have been killed when a haulage truck rammed into a kombi in Dema.
The accident occurred close to Kandava Secondary School near Dema along the Chitungwiza-Hwedza road last night.

Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident and said 12 people died on the spot while three others died on admission at Chitungwiza Hospital.

She urged motorists to desist from travelling at night saying the nation is losing a lot of lives as a result of road traffic accidents that occur during the night.

Eye witnesses told ZBC News that the driver of the truck which was coming from Hwedza and transporting bales of tobacco lost control of the vehicle and encroached into the other lane resulting in the head-on collision.

The injured are recuperating at Chitungwiza Hospital while the deceased's bodies were also sent to the hospital’s mortuary.

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