A 4-year-old boy, Chancy Mvula, has died after being hit by a Toyota Fielder Saloon in Kawale 2 in Lilongwe.
According to Kawale police deputy Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Mabvuto Phiri, the accident occurred on December 24, 2020 at about 17:00 hours at Chimphanda’s residence within Kawale 2.
It said that the motor vehicle, Toyota Fielder Saloon registration number MC 4027 driven by army officer Staff Sergeant Beka was coming from Matchansi heading towards Kawale 2, Chadzamakono.
On arrival at Chimphanda’s residence, he hit Chancy Mvula (now deceased), and subsequently hit the brick fence of Chimphanda residence.
Sergeant Phiri further said following the impact, the young pedestrian sustained multiple head injuries and died while receiving treatment at Kamuzu Central Hospital.
The late Chancy Mvula hailed from Kayesa Village, Traditional Authority Kawomba in Kasungu District.
In retaliation the mob descended on the driver who attempted to run to save his live amid the chaos.
He was immediately caught and beaten until he breathed his last in the hands of the angry mob.
The Police said they are still trying to establish the cause of the accident that caused the lives of both the driver and an innocent young boy.