Zimbabwe Bus Disasters

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Zimbabwe Bus Disasters
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Multiple road bus accidents in Zimbabwe
Date 18 April 1980 - date
Location Zimbabwe
Cause various
Casualties
800+ dead
3,000 injured

This article lists all the major road traffic accidents that have occurred in Zimbabwe from 1980 to date.

Kwekwe Bus Disaster 3 March 2016

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Date: 3 March 2016

Location: 20 km Peg Kwekwe (Byo - Harare) Highway
Involved: Pfochez Bus and Minibus Collission
Deaths: 31
Injuries: undisclosed
Cause of accident:
Bus front left tyre burst and driver lost control and collided with Minibus going in opposite direction. You can read more details about he accident in the full article here


Trip Trans Bus Accident 1 March 2015

Date: 1 March 2015
Location: 85 km Peg Harare-Mutare Highway
Involved: Trip Trans Passenger Bus
Deaths: 6
Injuries: 39 injured
Cause of accident: Veered off the road at a curve

Harare-Nyamapanda Road Bus Disaster (18 Jan 2015)

Wreckage of ZUPCO bus after colliding with Unifreight bus

Date: Sunday, 18 January 2015
Location: Harare- Nyamapanda Highway, 35 km peg
Involved: ZUPCO bus and Unifreight bus
Deaths: 26
Injuries: 45 injured
Cause of accident: Both drivers said to be speeding, Harare-bound Unifreight bus said to have encroached onto other lane.


For more details on this please click this link

Zimbabweans Die in Botswana Accident (12 January 2015)

Date: Sunday, 12 January 2015
Location: Botwsana
Involved: Commuter Omnibus bus
Deaths: 11
Injuries: 7 injured
Cause of accident: The omnibus hit a donkey and veered off the road


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Harare - Nyamapanda Bus Accident (4 Aug 2014)

ZUPCO Bus plunges into river

Date: Monday, 4 August 2014
Location: Harare- Nyamapanda Highway, 22 km peg
Involved: ZUPCO bus and Mujawo Transport haulage truck
Deaths: 13
Injuries: 18 injured
Cause of accident: Haulage truck was reversing and Malawi-bound bus came and side-swiped it, leading to bus plunging into the river
For more details on this please click this link

Masvingo - Beitbridge Commuter Bus Crush (28 July 2014)

Wreckage of the Commuter Bus

Date: Monday, 27 July 2014
Location: Masvingo- Beitbridge Highway, 206 km peg
Involved: Commuter Omnibus and UD truck
Deaths: 20
Injuries: 9 injured
Cause of accident: Masvingo-bound UD truck encroached into lane of commuter causing head-on collision
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Chinhamo shops along Seke Road (19 May 2014)

Wreckage of the Commuter Bus

Date: Monday, 27 July 2014
Location: Chinhamo shops, Seke Road
Involved: Commuter Omnibus
Deaths: 7
Injuries: 4 injured
Cause of accident: Driver of commuter omnibus lost control and veered into a tree
For more details on this please click on this link

Pathfinder Bus Accident (December 2013)

Date: Dec 2013
Location: 80 km peg Harare-Bulawayo Highway
Involved: Pathfinder Bus and an haulage truck
Deaths: 6
Injuries: 37 injured
Cause of Accident: Collision with a Cow and haulage truck
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Zaka Bus Accident (16 Dec 2013)

Date: 16 December 2013
Location: Zaka, Jerera, Masvingo
Involved: Passenger Bus
Deaths: 16
Injuries: 11 injured
Cause of Accident: Overspeeding
For a detailed article click on this link

Masvingo Bus Accident (4 July 2013)

Date: 4 July 2013
Location: Beitbridge-Masvingo Highway
Involved: Kingswing Passenger Bus and Bindura Haulage Truck
Deaths: 6
Injuries: 19 injured
Cause of Accident: The Bus Caught Fire and Collided with a Haulage Truck
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Chipinge Bus Accident (16 April 2012)

Date: 16 April 2012
Location: 238 km Ngundu Tanganda Road, Manicaland
Involved: Passenger Bus and Haulage Truck
Deaths: 5
Injuries: 11 injured
Cause of Accident: Donkey crossing the road
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Masvingo-Beitbridge Bus Disaster (April 2012)

Date: 16 April 2012
Location: Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway
Involved: Passenger Bus and Haulage Truck
Deaths: 21
Injuries: 28 injured
Cause of Accident: Overspeeding
For more information of this please click this on link

Nyanga-Nyamaropa Accident (25 March 2012)

Date: 25 March 2012
Location: Nynga-Nyamaropa Road
Involved: Commuter Omnibus
Deaths: 15
Injuries: 25 injured
Cause of Accident: Overspeeding
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Musanhi-Mandaza Accident- (3 July 2010)

Date: 3 July 2010
Location: 81 km Harare- Bulawayo Highway
Involved: 2 Passenger Buses and a Haulage Truck
Deaths: 19
Injuries: 23 injured
Cause of Accident: Broken Down Truck
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Mukumbura Bus Accident (December 2009)

Date: December 2009
Location: Mukumbura, Mt Darwin, Mashonaland Central Province
Involved: Passenger Bus
Deaths: 9
Injuries: 52 injured
Cause of Accident: Collision with a private car
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Featherstone Bus Accident (December 2009)

Date: December 2009
Location: Featherstone
Involved: Passenger Bus
Deaths: 10
Injuries: 12 injured
Cause of Accident: Overturned
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Takrose Bus Disaster, Nyanga (Sept 2009)

Date: September 2009
Location: Nyanga
Involved: Passenger Bus
Deaths: 6
Injuries: 54 injured
Cause of Accident: Overspeeding
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Mhunga Bus Disaster (August 2009)

Date: August 2009
Location: Harare-Masvingo Highway
Involved: Mhunga Passenger Bus and a haulage truck
Deaths: 40
Injuries: 30 injured
Cause of Accident: Broken down Haulage Truck
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Mhunga Bus Disaster (April 2009)

Date: April 2009
Location: Munyati River, Chivhu
Involved: Mhunga Bus
Deaths: 29
Injuries: 39 injured
Cause of Accident: Lost Control
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Musanhi Bus Disaster (August 2009)

Date: August 2009
Location: Mt Darwin, Mashonaland Central Province
Involved: Passenger Bus
Deaths: 17
Injuries: 34 injured
Cause of Accident: Bus Plunged into a River
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Zebron Bus Accident (Feb 2013)

Date: Feb 2013
Location: 54 km peg Gweru-Bulawayo Highway
Involved: Zebron Bus and Truck
Deaths: 12
Injuries: 45 injured
Cause of Accident: Collision
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Tynwald Bus-Train Crush (March 2007)

Date: March 2007
Location: Tynwald, Harare
Involved: Commuter Omnibus and Locomotive Train
Deaths: 35
Injuries: 14 injured
Cause of Accident: Train Collision
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Mhunga Bus Disaster (November 2002)

Date: November 2002
Location: Chatworth
Involved: Bus and Haulage Truck
Deaths: 37
Injuries: 48 injured
Cause of Accident: Head On Collsion
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Regina Coeli Bus Disaster (August 1991)

Date: August 1991
Location: Nyanga Manicaland
Involved: Passenger Bus
Deaths: 89
Injuries: injured
Cause of Accident: Overspeeding
For more details on this please click this link here