UPDATED: Four die in Zupco buses accident

23 May, 2022 - 12:05 0 Views
UPDATED: Four die in Zupco buses accident


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FOUR people died while 67 others were injured Monday morning after two Zupco buses were involved in a head-on collision along the Harare-Chirundu Road.

National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident.

“Update on the fatal RTA (road traffic accident)  which occurred today at around 0745 hours at the 101 km peg along Harare-Chirundu Road between Banket and Chinhoyi near Dondo River Bridge.

“The ZRP wishes to advise the public that after a full scene attendance by police officers on the ground and verification, the death toll is now confirmed to be 4 with 67 people being injured. More details to follow in due course.”

Police had earlier reported that seven people died.

“The first ZUPCO bus tried to overtake a haulage truck on its way to Banket whilst the other ZUPCO bus was proceeding in the opposite direction.”

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