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Fatal road accident along great north road

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A fatal RTA has reportedly occurred on 24 February 2022 at 0530hrs at Tazara area 3kms east of Mkushi Boma along the great north road.

It is said the accident involved a Nissan caravan unregistered with one male passenger namely Nyambe Matakala aged 37 on board from Nakonde heading to kapiri-Mposhi and also involved was unknown driver of unknown age of Tanzania who was driving a Howo Sino truck registration number T759 DEN laden with copper from kasumbalesa to Nakonde.

The accident happened when the driver of the second m/v was overtaking improperly the unknown m/vehicle hence collided head on with the first m/vehicle killing the driver and her passenger after sustaining fatal body injuries and the two bodies have been deposited to Mkushi District hospital mortuary awaiting identification and burial.

The vehicle Nissan caravan has extensively been damaged while the Truck front part is damaged.

The truck driver has reportedly gone on the run after causing a road traffic accident which claimed the lives of Mongu Mayor Matakala Nyambe and Western Water and Sewerage Company managing director Leah Banda in Mukushi, Central Province this morning.


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