TRAGEDY: 5 killed in bus and pickup truck head-on accident


A tragic start to the new year has left the Marongora area reeling after five lives were lost in a gruesome accident. Yesterday afternoon, a CAG bus and Mazda pickup collided head-on along the Karoi-Binga Highway.

According to police, the bus was travelling from Karoi towards Magunje when it struck the oncoming pickup. Three passengers in the smaller vehicle were killed instantly in the impact. Two more died upon admission at Karoi District Hospital.

“The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident along the Karoi-Binga Road today (04/01/24) at around 1300 hours when a CAG bus, which was travelling towards Magunje collided head-on with a Mazda B22 going the opposite direction with 15 passengers on board.

“Three people from the Mazda pick-up truck died on the spot, while two others died upon admission at Karoi Hospital and ten others were severely injured,” reads the statement.

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