SAD NEWS: Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck while crossing road

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Heartbreaking Incident: Unidentified pedestrian fatally struck by truck in Harare

Tragedy struck the bustling streets of Harare when an unidentified male adult lost his life in a devastating road traffic accident. The incident occurred at the intersection of Cripps Road and Seke Road on the fateful evening of May 9th, 2024, leaving the community in shock and mourning.

The harrowing event unfolded as a FAW tanker, bearing the registration number AFJ 6500, hit the pedestrian who was crossing the road. Sadly, the victim suffered fractured ribs, succumbing to his injuries on the spot. The sense of loss and sorrow permeated the air as emergency responders rushed to the scene, grappling with the aftermath of the tragic incident.

The body of the victim was transported to the Sally Mugabe Central Hospital mortuary. Police confirmed the incident on X.

“Police in Mbare are investigating a fatal road traffic accident which occurred at the intersection of Cripps Road and Seke Road, Harare on 09/05/24 at around 1700 hours in which a yet to be identified male adult died.

“A Faw tanker registration number AFJ 6500 with no passengers on board hit the victim who was crossing the road. The victim sustained fractured ribs and died on the spot. The body of the victim was taken to Sally Mugabe Central Hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem,” reads the statement.

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