An accident along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls highway has killed three family members died while three others were injured.

The vehicle they were travelling in burst a front tyre and overturned at Insuza. The accident occurred at the 71km peg at about 3.30PM. Bulawayo Fire Brigade senior divisional officer Mr Linos Phiri yesterday said the car which was involved in the accident had six members of a Harare family on board who were travelling to Victoria Falls on holiday.

“Six family members from Borrowdale in Harare were on board the Toyota Hilux when its front tyre burst resulting in the car overturning at the 71km peg in Insuza along the Bulawayo- Victoria Falls highway.

“Three people died on the spot while three others were injured. One of the injured was trapped in the car and extricated by the Fire Brigade crew at about 4.30 PM,” said Mr Phiri.
He said those who died were aged 10, 12 and 30 years. The injured were rushed to Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo.