Dema accident claims 8 lives, injures 3
A commuter omnibus that was travelling from Hwedza to Harare killed eight passengers and injured three after it crushed into a haulage truck that was parked on the road close to Dema Police Station.
Speaking to The Herald, police traffic coordinator for Mashonaland East Province Superintendent Richard Gatsi said that the accident occurred around 5.50am and killed six people on the spot. He also said that injured passengers were taken to Kunaka Hospital in Dema where two died on admission. The injured passengers were transferred to Chitungwiza Hospital while the deceased will be taken to Marondera Hospital mortuary.