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Nurse dies in a fatal Motor bike accident

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A a 26 year old Nurse of Kapata Township in Chipata District has died in a fatal road traffic accident.

The accident happened on Friday around 18:20 hours near the Road Transport and Safety Agency offices along Great East Road.

Eastern Province Police Commanding Officer Limpo Liywalii confirmed in a statement that involved was a motor vehicle namely Volvo truck and trailer which had no damages and was being driven by Elias Tembo aged 41 of Referendum compound in Chipata who was driving from west to east while carrying two passengers who all escaped unhurt.

Also involved was a motorbike which was being ridden in the same direction by Yotam Chirwa aged 24 of District hospital area in Chipata, who sustained suspected fractured right arm and complained of general body pains and is admitted to Chipata central hospital whilst carrying one female passenger Margaret Mbewe who sustained fatal injuries and died on the spot.

According to Breeze FM, Liywalii said that the accident happened when the rider who was overtaking on the left side, lost control of the motorbike and fell down, in the process the passenger was run over by the same vehicle he was overtaking.

Magret Mbewe is believed to be a Registered Nurse and had just graduated from The Chipata Schools of Nursing.

This comes barely four days after one couple died in a motorbike bike accident in Nazilindi village under Senior Chief Mujimanzovu in Mushindamo, North-Western Province, after the motorbike they were travelling on hit into a tree which had fallen on the road.


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