Date: September 2009
Location: Nyanga
Involved: Takrose Passenger Bus
Deaths: 6
Injuries: 54 injured
Cause of Accident: Overspeeding

Takrose Bus Accident, Nyanga (September 2009)
Details
Date September 2009
Time Afternoon
Location Nyanga
Country Zimbabwe
Bus operator Takrose Bus Company
Bus owner Takrose Bus Company
Cause Overspeeding
Statistics
Deaths 6
Injuries 54
Damage bus damaged

Summary

Accident Details

The accident resulted in the death of six people and 54 more were injured and three of them seriously. The accident occured when a Takrose Bus carrying 36 pupils from Emma-nuel Secondary School was involved in an accident 32 km from Nyanga along the Ruvangwe Highway in Manicaland.[1] The accident occurred near the scene of the Nyanga Bus disaster that killed 84 pupils and five teachers from Regina Coeli Secondary School in August 1991. The driver of the bus is said to have lost control and veered off the road.[1] Officials from the police indicated that among the dead was a pupil from Emmanuel Secondary School, a five-year-old boy, two conductors from the bus company, a man and a woman.[1] The injured were taken to Nyanga and Regina Coeli Mission hospitals while those that were critically injured were taken to Mutare General Hospital.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 , 6Killed in Bus Accident,ZimEye, published:2 Sept 2009,retrieved:19 Jan 2015"