MORE DETAILS: 11 perish, more than 30 injured as 2 buses collide


Eleven people were killed early this morning when two buses collided, 12 km outside Beibridge town near Tshamunanga area.

Witnesses said one of the buses hit a donkey and swaved to the on-coming traffic lane resulting in the collision.

Indications are that the City bus was heading to Harare while the Blue Circle bus was heading to Beitbridge from Kadoma when tragedy struck at around 3 am.

Beitbridge West legislator, Cde Thusani Ndou who visited the injured this morning at the Beitbridge District hospital described the incident as unfortunate.

“We are yet to get a full report from health officials and the police but preliminary information we have is that 11 people were confirmed dead from that accident. Over 30 who were injured are being attended to at the hospital,” said Cde Ndou.

“I want to express my condolences to those who lost their relatives and also wish the injured a speedy recovery.”

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