6 killed, 7 injured in road accident
Six (6) people were killed while seven (7) others were injured in a road traffic accident that occurred around 10 AM along Harare-Bulawayo Road this Monday.
In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said a Honda Fit vehicle with eight passengers on board collided head-on with a Toyota KZ Double cab vehicle which had three passengers on board. Police said:
The ZRP reports a fatal road traffic accident that occurred on 19/12/22 at around 1000 hours at the 111 km peg along Harare- Bulawayo Road in which six people died while seven others were injured.
A Honda Fit Vehicle with eight passengers on board was involved in a head-on collision with a Toyota KZ Double cab vehicle that had three passengers on board.
Four people died on the spot while two others died on the way to the hospital.
The bodies of the victims were taken to Chegutu District Hospital Mortuary for post-mortem, while the injured are admitted at the same hospital.
ZRP said more details about the accident will be released in due course.
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