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4 die in an accident

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Police deputy spokesperson, Danny Mwale

Four people died while one escaped unhurt in a Road Traffic Accident which occurred along the Great East road at Kamilulu area in Rufunsa District.

The four sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead upon arrival at Mpanshya Mission Hospital.

Two were only identified as Shapi Nyambe and James Syambomba while the other two remain unidentified.

They were travelling towards Eastern province in an unregistered Mitsubishi Canter which was being driven by James Syambambo.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the accident happened on February 15, 2024 around 19:00 hours when James Syambomba misjudged clearance distance and went to hit into the rear side of the Sino Truck and trailer bearing Registration numbers CAC 623zm and ALJ 5965T which was being driven by Joseph Daka aged 42 of Kanyama compound in Lusaka.

The Sino Truck was moving in the same direction as the Mitsubishi Canter.

The Sino Truck had its rear bumper and indictor holder damaged while the Mitsubishi Canter had its front part extensively damaged.

All the four bodies were deposited in the same Hospital Mortuary awaiting formal identification and Postmortem.

This is contained in a statement issued by Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale .

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