The accident involved two buses, Bolt Cutter and Smart Express and happened at about 1730hrs on 07 November 2018. According to eyewitnesses, the Smart Express bus attempted to overtake a haulage truck going against a solid road lane separation markings. The bus then collided head-on with BoltCutter bus.
|Rusape Bus Disaster (November 2018)|
The scene of the accident
|Date||07 November 2018|
Torish Farm, about 3km outside Rusape|
(Along Harare-Mutare Highway)
|Bus operator||Smart Express and Bolt Cutter|
The government declared it a national disaster.
Injuries and Deaths
According to reports, 40 people died on the spot, 5 died on their way to hospital last night, while 5 more died the next day.
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