Another head on collision involving a passenger bus claims one life in Katete
One person has died on the spot while eight others sustained minor injuries after a Zambia-Malawi bus they were travelling on collided with a Toyota Haice mini bus, barely a week after another collision involving a Post Bus and truck claimed 51 lives.
Police Spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela has confirmed to QFM News that the accident happened this morning around 06:00 hours at Kafunka area along the Great East road.
Ms Kanjela says the accident involved a Marcopolo Zambia- Malawi bus registration No. ABP 2994 driven by Chisenga Kalunga aged 35 of house No.104/32 of Makeni,Lusaka and a Toyota Haice mini bus registration No. ALC 8695 driven by Davis Ngandwe aged 32 of Garden house Lusaka who died on the spot.
She explains that the accident happened when the driver of the mini bus lost control and hit into a Marcopolo bus due to excessive speed which was coming from Chipata heading to Lusaka.
Ms Kanjela says all the injured are admitted to ST Francis hospital in Katete, while the body of the deceased is lying in ST Francis hospital mortuary in Katete awaiting postmortem.