Terrifying Crash: Driver and passengers flee on foot as kombi collides with train


Miraculous escape as kombi collides with locomotive, passengers unharmed

In a heart-stopping incident, commuters aboard a kombi miraculously escaped unscathed when their vehicle was struck by a locomotive. The harrowing incident occurred when the kombi driver failed to yield to the approaching train at the Paisley Road level crossing in Harare.

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) issued a statement, confirming the incident and urging the public and motorists to exercise utmost caution when traversing railway crossings to prevent loss of life and injuries. According to the NRZ, both the driver and passengers fled the scene on foot following the collision. The police in Harare have launched an investigation into the matter.

“A commuter omnibus carrying passengers was hit by a locomotive at the Paisley Road level crossing in Harare after the driver failed to give way to the approaching loco. The driver and all his passengers fled from the scene on foot. The matter is being investigated by the police.”

“As NRZ, we keep encouraging members of the public and motorists to exercise extreme caution on and around the railway line to avoid loss of life and injuries,” reads the statement.

The collision serves as a stark reminder of the dangers posed by railway crossings and the critical importance of adhering to safety protocols. The NRZ continues to emphasize the need for vigilance and caution when approaching and crossing railway lines, as negligence in such situations can have devastating consequences.

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