Pastor Talent Chiwenga, is fighting for his life at a private clinic in Masvingo after he survived an accident that killed his wife and two other people.

“We have Pastor Chiwenga admitted here and he is in critical condition. He was involved in an accident and sustained serious head and body injuries. Three people, including his wife who were believed to be coming from South Africa, have passed on, two on the spot and one at Masvingo General Hospital,” a source told The Herald.

The vehicle in which Chiwenga was travelling in veered off the road and rolled several times near Chatsworth turn-off along Masvingo-Harare road, killing two people on the spot.

National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said the accident occurred at around 9.15am at the 230km peg along the Harare-Masvingo road. He said the vehicle had four occupants including the driver when tragedy struck.

“I can confirm a road traffic accident which claimed three people near Chatsworth turn-off along Masvingo-Harare Road this morning. The bodies of the deceased were taken to Masvingo General Hospital mortuary for postmortem,” said Asst Comm Nyathi.

He said two passengers, both women, died on the spot while another male passenger died later while being admitted to Masvingo General Hospital.

The tragedy struck after Pastor Chiwenga revealed that he was always been followed and watched. “I will tell my wife I’m going, look after the children well. I will tell him (Mnangagwa) ‘since you like blood, here’s some more blood, spill some more. Since you like killing, I have come so that you can kill me'."