Two people have died in Mangochi in a road accident involving a Howo Sino truck registration number CZ 6795 and a Toyota Noah registration number MC 5259.
The accident occurred in the morning of March 7, 2021. Police say the truck was coming from the direction of Mangochi heading Liwonde and upon arrival at Nansenga area, the truck had a head on collision with a Toyota Noah which was in the middle of the road overtaking another vehicle.
According to Mangochi Police Deputy Spokesperson, Amina Daudi, the deceased are a 31-year-old clinical officer at Mangochi District Hospital and an unknown male passenger in the Toyota Noah vehicle.
The clinician has been identified as Benson Lungani from Malasa Village, Traditional Authority Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota district while the other deceased passenger is yet to be identified and the body is being kept at Mangochi District Hospital.
Meanwhile, Mangochi Police is appealing to people to contact the nearest police station or visit Mangochi District Hospital mortuary through Mangochi Police if they are missing a relative.