Seventeen dead in Lusaka accident

Seventeen dead in Lusaka accident

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Seventeen people have died on the spot while two others are nursing injuries after an accident which happened at the junction of Mumbwa and Mwembeshi roads on 12th September 2015 around 07:50 hours.
Among the dead are 13 male, three females and a baby girl.
The accident happened after the driver of a Benz Truck Reg. No. AAH 7373 cut in front of the Toyota Hiace Reg. No. ALH 5968 which had 19 passengers on board as he was trying to turn. The 19 include the driver and the conductor.
The minibus was coming from Mumbwa to Lusaka.
All the bodies are lying in the UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem while the injured are being treated in the same hospital.
The driver of the minibus is among the dead while that of the Benz truck ran away after the accident happened. A man hunt has been launched for the driver.

CHARITY MUNGANGA-CHANDA
POLICE SPOKESPERSON

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