11 killed in Zhombe kombi and truck head-on collision

6 years ago
Mon, 08 May 2017 01:07:24 GMT
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11 killed in Zhombe kombi and truck head-on collision

8 people died on the spot when a haulage truck collided head-on with a Toyota Hiace commuter omnibus on Friday night. The accident occurred near Summerview shopping centre in Zhombe along Gokwe-Kwekwe highway. Three people later died at the hospital while several others were injured. The truck reportedly first sideswiped an ox-drawn cart which had three people on board before swerving to the right and encroaching onto the lane of the oncoming commuter omnibus resulting in the head-on collision.

All three people who were in the scotch cart died while 8 people in the commuter omnibus died.

Zhombe Legislator, Engineer Daniel McKenzie Ncube said:

There was an accident which occurred along Gokwe-Kwekwe road on Friday night. A commuter omnibus collided head on with a haulage truck after the truck first hit a scotch cart. The last time I checked eight people were confirmed dead

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