One person has died while five others
have sustained injuries in a road accident in Dowa District Yesterday.
Police Publicist Gladson M’bumpha says the accident which happened at Kafumphe Village along Dowa-Chezi road, involved a motor vehicle registration number BU 3268 Toyota Sienta, driven
by Renald Nkhuzi and a motorcycle registration
number BM 6057 Yamaha AG 200, which was being
driven by Kondwani Sefasi.
M’bumpha said police established that on the day
the deceased was coming from the direction of
Chezi Trading Centre heading to Dowa Boma.
He said upon reaching at Kafumphe Village, while overtaking another motorcycle which was going
towards the same direction he collided
on with a motor vehicle which had six passengers
on board and was coming from the opposite direction.
Following that, Sefasi sustained a fractured right arm
and head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at Dowa District Hospital while the
driver of the motor vehicle and five other passengers escaped with minor injuries.
He said the motor vehicle had its front part extensively damaged while the motorcycle had its
front wheel and handles extensively damaged.