One person has died while Seven others including a female escaped with injuries after they were involved in a traffic accident along Tuta road around Mupita area near the Samfya-Milenge road
Milenge District Commissioner Mumba Mushitu in the company of his Samfya counterpart Royd Chakaba confirmed the development.
The accident involved a Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Toyota Landcruiser carrying eight passengers mostly government employees who were travelling to Milenge district .
Milenge DC Mumba Mushitu said in Samfya that a female student from Southern province going back home to Milenge for holiday was pronounced dead upon arrival after being rushed to Samfya for medical attention.
And Samfya DC Royd Chakaba said the remaining passengers from the vehicle which are receiving treatment at Samfya stage two clinic.
The other passengers that survived being sacrificed were six males.
Mr. Chakaba described the condition of the surviving female passenger as critical.