UPADATED: At Least 5 Dead, Many Injured In Horrific Road Accident
Earlier today we reported that “five people are reported to have died on the spot whilst a huge number of others sustained serious injuries in a road accident that occurred at the intersection of Harare Drive and Borrowdale road robots this morning.”
The reports have been confirmed by the Herald which reported that five people died this morning while 11 others were injured when a haulage truck collided with a pick-up truck at the intersection of Borrowdale Road and Harare Drive.
The report was also corroborated by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) who issued a statement on Twitter saying that the accident occurred after the two drivers failed to give way to each at the intersection. The police statement read:
The ZRP confirms that five died and 11 others were injured at the intersection of Borrowdale Road and Harare Drive at 0630hrs today. A haulage truck which was travelling along Harare Drive due east collided with a Mazda pick-up truck which was travelling along Borrowdale road towards Domboshava.
The traffic lights were not functional at the time of the road traffic accident as parties failed to give way to each other. Motorists should be cautious and give due regard to road safety on approaching traffic lights which are not functional.
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