A 42 year old driver of a Fuso Fighter Truck has died on the spot after he lost control of the vehicle and plunged into the Lunga River.
The accident happened today on the Solwezi – Chingola road at about 02:30 hours at Lunga river 50 kilometres east of Solwezi.
Zambia Police Public Relations Officer Esther Katongo has confirmed the accident to ZANIS in Solwezi today and identified the deceased as Isaac Sichalwe.
Ms. Katongo said Sichalwe lost control of the Fuso fighter truck registration number ACM 4002 due to excessive speed, hit into a barricade and plunged into the Lunga River.
She said two passengers sustained serious injuries and are admitted to Solwezi General Hospital while, the body of the deceased is lying in the Hospital’s Mortuary.