ZIMBA JUMPS OFF MOVING TRUCK IN INDIA, DIES


A Zimbabwean student has died after he jumped off a moving truck in India. He was studying at a private university in the Gujarat city of Vadodara.

According to The Times of India, the deceased, Blessing Muchangwara (23) was with a friend Anishu Regi, also Zimbabwean, when the tragedy occurred.

Local police said that the duo had taken lift from an unidentified truck driver to reach home from their friend’s house. As the truck crossed a bridge and the driver did not stop, and Muchangwara jumped off the vehicle.

According to his friend, the truck driver did not stop even after that. He only stopped some three kilometres later and Regi walked back to the spot where Muchangwara had jumped. Muchangwara had died by then as an unidentified vehicle had ran over him.

An offence of rash driving and causing death due to negligence was registered at a local police station.


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