Horror as kombi carrying 14 family members overturns

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A Fatal Accident Along Harare-Bulawayo Road

On Sunday afternoon along the Harare-Bulawayo Road, a tragic accident occurred involving a commuter kombi carrying a family. According to police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, the Toyota Hiace veered off the road near the 124 kilometer peg and overturned.

Tragically, two family members lost their lives at the scene of the accident. A total of 14 relatives had been travelling together in the kombi. The 12 others sustained varying injuries and were rushed to Kadoma General Hospital for medical treatment.

The bodies of the two deceased were also transported to the same hospital post-mortem. Details regarding the possible cause of the accident and identification of the victims have not been released at this time.

“The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred at the 124-kilometre peg along Harare-Bulawayo Road on September 17, 2023, at around 1310 hours in which two people were killed whilst 12 others were injured.

“A Toyota Hiace kombi with 14 family members on board veered off the road to the right before overturning and landing on its wheels. The bodies of the victims were taken to Kadoma General Hospital for post-mortem whilst the injured are admitted at the same hospital,” Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said.

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