Six Die On Spot In Horrific Head-On Collision
Six people are said to have died on the spot after a Honda CRV collided with an Opel Corsa near Stanmore along the Bulawayo- Beitbridge Highway.
The accident was confirmed by police national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi who indicated that it occurred on Saturday at around 3 PM at the 81-kilometre peg.
Nyathi revealed that the Honda CRV was headed for Bulawayo with four passengers on board when the driver encroached into the lane of oncoming traffic and collided with an Opel Corsa that was headed for Beitbridge. He added:
The Honda CRV veered off the road before coming to a halt at the edge of the road while the Opel Corsa skidded on the road and came to a stop in the middle of the road. Six people died on the spot as a result of the accident among them four men and two women. Three people including the two drivers sustained serious injuries and they were ferried to United Bulawayo Hospitals.
He also said that speeding was the suspected cause of the accident and urged drivers to observe road rules and regulations at all times.
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