Road accident claims four

Sharon Chikowore


Chinhoyi – FOUR people died while six others were injured in a horrific accident which
happened in the evening last week.
The accident involved three different cars – a Toyota Fortuner, a Honda CRV and
Freightliner truck – occurred at a 77 km peg along Harare-Chirundu highway last
Sunday (July 9).
National Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the
accident and the number of people who perished.
“The ZRP confirms fatal road accident in which four people were killed whilst six others
were injured at the 77 kilometer peg along Harare –Chirundu road on July 9 around
19:45 hours.
“A Toyota Fortuner vehicle with six passengers’ on board side swiped with a Freightliner
truck with four passengers on board, resulting in the truck hitting a Honda CRV with two
occupants. Subsequently the truck veered off the road and hit a tree before overturning.
“The bodies of the victims were taken to Banket Hospital while the injured are admitted
at the same hospital.”
Recently there was another accident which killed nine people while 12 othe4rs were
injured after a head-on collision between a Nissan Caravan and a Honda Fit, which
occurred at Gwebi Agricultural College, along the same route.

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