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More pics of the Goods train accident that left driver dead and 3 crew members seriously injured in Nyazura

Nyazura Accident Train

FATAL DERAILMENT! 💔 More pics of the Goods train accident that left driver dead and 3 crew members seriously injured in Nyazura. A goods train carrying chrome from Harare to Beira derailed at Tsungwezi river in Nyazura, killing the driver and injuring three crew members.

About 200m of the railway line extensively damaged. Concerted efforts were still being made to rescue the trapped victim. The chrome ore-laden goods train was heading for Beira, Mozambique from Mutorashanga.

 

Train Accident

A freight train developed brake failure, and derailed at a curve along a steep stretch at Tsungwezi, Nyazura, injuring three crew members while the fourth victim remained trapped in the cargo rubble.

Goods Train accident

Rusape district police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Muzondiwa Clean confirmed the accident which happened yesterday afternoon around 4 pm. “The driver of a goods train tried to apply brakes as he approached the curve on the steep stretch around Tsungwezi, but it failed, resulting in the accident.

Nyazura Train Accident

“There were four crew members in the goods train and three were rescued and rushed to Rusape General Hospital, while the other one remained trapped in the rubble. Efforts were still being made to rescue the victim,” said Asst Insp Clean.

Nyazura Accident Train

Source – MbareTimes/H-Metro

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