20 perish in Zvishavane Road accident

Source: 20 perish in Zvishavane Road accident – NewsDay Zimbabwe

BY MOSES MATENGA

TWENTY people died and several others were injured yesterday in a head-on collision when a Toyota Granvia which was heading towards Zvishavane burst a tyre and encroached onto the oncoming Toyota Wish’s lane.

 

Police confirmed the accident in a statement last night, saying the head-on collision occurred  at the 61km peg along Masvingo-Mbalabala Road near Chitowa Business Centre, just after Mhandamabwe.

“Three injured victims were taken to Zvishavane District Hospital while the bodies have been taken to Masvingo Provincial Hospital,” police said.

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    Police should be held responsible for this accident. They have 24 hr roadblocks mu road imomo, how come so many people were in 2 small vehicles when there shouldn’t be intercity travelling? Were they given free passage? Was someone given something to look the other way? Tollgate staff should also answer some very few questions. The Mhandamabgwe tollgate, what happened to allow access to fully loaded vehicles access to pass when they were told not to do that due to the corona lockdown conditions set in place. Panofanirwa kubatwa vanhu apa. Accident iyi yatoburitsa pachena ka kuti intercity irikuitika hapana Cde Xi Wenga zvavakaita vanhu vari kungozvifambira.