SAD NEWS: One killed in tragic road accident


One person has tragically lost their life, while four others sustained injuries in a road traffic accident involving a Nissan NP300 motor vehicle. The incident took place at approximately 4:45 pm on January 26, at the 167km mark on the Harare-Chirundu Road.

According to a statement issued by the police, the vehicle veered off the road and overturned once before coming to a rest on its roof. The victim’s body was transported to the Karoi District Hospital mortuary for post-mortem examination, while the injured individuals were admitted to the same hospital for treatment.

“Police in Karoi are investigating a fatal road traffic accident which occurred at the 167 kilometre peg along Harare- Chirundu Road on 26/01/24 at around 1645 hours in which one person died while four others were injured when a Nissan NP300 motor vehicle with five passengers on board veered off the road to the left and overturned once before landing on its roof. The body of the victim was ferried to Karoi District Hospital mortuary for postmortem while the injured are admitted at the same hospital,” reads the statement.

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