Four People Perish Along Nyika-Zaka Road Accident

By Nyasha Misheal Thaimu

Four people were killed and six other injured when a Toyota Hiace they were travelling in veered of the road and overturned before landing on its roof.

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the fatal accident which happened along Nyika-Zaka Road.

“The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred on 25/04/23 at around 1700hours at the 3kilometer peg along Nyika-Zaka Road where four people died while six others were injured when a Toyota Hiace vehicle with twenty-eight passengers on board veered off the road and overturned twice before landing on its roof”, he said.

Assistant Commissioner Nyathi said the bodies of the victims were taken to Silveira Mission Hospital mortuary for post mortem whilst the injured are admitted at the same hospital.

The accident happened barely a day after a Zebra Kiss bus was involved another accident at the 5-kilometre peg along the Mutare-Masvingo Road leaving 20 passengers injured.

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