Another CV bus has been involved in an accident on the fatal Great North road seriously injuring passengers on board. Though there has been no death in the accident, government has issued a foolish statement justifying the continued sacrifice of innocent people through road carnage.
Eye witnesses told the Zambian Watchdog that a drunken Zambia Army officer cadet Chiliza Mbewe driving a Toyota carina ALE 6378 hit into the Marcopolo bus ABD 3245 coming from Nakonde near Chindwin barracks around 03:00hrs this morning. After the accident, soldiers and their families descended upon the victims and looted property and money which was on the bus.
Yesterday, Central province Permanent secretary Edwidge Mutale dismissed ritual suspicions on the rising accidents and said the trend was normal. She was speaking following the Chibombo accident involving another CV transport yesterday which killed five people on the spot, while the driver is on the run.