Zambian Musician Albert Silwimba,popularly known as Alubusu, has died in a road traffic accident on the Lusaka-Mongu road.
The Zambia Police Service Assistant Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo confirmed the death of Alubusu to the media .
“We recorded a fatal accident involving a Zambian Musician Albert Silwimba, 37, popularly known as Alubusu who died on the spot in an accident which happened on Mongu – Kalabo road. The accident happened between 23 00 hours yesterday and today 03 00 hours at Miulwe area 35 kilometers from Mongu Town.” She said.
He was driving a motor vehicle BMW registration number ALE 8235 Silver in color.
“The deceased was found trapped in the wreckage of the vehicle and officers with the help of members of the public used axes to break the metal to retrieve the body.” Mrs Katongo narrated.
“The accident happened due to excessive speed when the driver lost control of the motor vehicle after failing to negotiate a curve and careered off the road and overturned 100 meters from the tarmac road after hitting into several trees in the bush resting on one big tree which also fell and the body is lying in Lewanika General Hospital mortuary..” She said