Dangote truck accident kills 8 on the spot, 11 injured

Eight people are died on the spot while many more are seriously injured when a Howo truck belonging to Dangote cement  registration BCA1482 and trailer BCA 1792T laden with cement hit into a Toyota Hiace minibus and a Toyota Alteza yesterday at about 19:00hrs near Fibawe area in along the disastrous Ndola Kapiri road.

According to police report, the Dangote truck was wrongly overtaking the Hiace registration AJC 7573 driven by 46 year old Alex Sakala with passengers on board and the Alteza registration ACX 1747 driven by Kangwa Mabuluki aged 58 of farm number 7100 Lusaka west, and hit both vehicles, instantly killing the minibus driver and six passengers, 1 girl,  6 female adults whose bodies are deposited in Kapiri Mposhi district hospital mortuary

The Dangote driver is on the run while the Alteza driver escaped unhurt. The eleven admitted to hospital are two males, seven females ad two babies while the vehicles were extensively damaged.

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