Son of prominent media personality Caristo Chitamfya, Caristo Jnr has died in a tragic road accident in Lusaka.
Caristo Jnr aged 24 of Plot 706 Chalala who also carved a blossoming radio career working for QFM Radio as a Presenter died around 05 Hours on Thursday.
Police have confirmed that Caristo who went by the stage name Caristo Clear died around 05:00 Hours along Great East Road near Handyman’s Paradise.
This happened when the vehicle he was driving Mercedes Benz Reg. No.BAC 8166 hit into a Hino light Truck registration No.AJD 1064 driven by William Gwatilinga aged 37 a resident of Kanyama Compound in Lusaka and Mercedes Benz Reg. No.BAC 8166 which was being driven by Caristo Chitamfya Jnr. Lusaka.
The deceased is alleged to have misjudged clearance distance and hit into the light truck from behind and he died on the spot.
Police Spokesman Godfrey Chilabi said both motor vehicles were moving in the same direction-east to west.
Caristo’s body is deposited in the University Teaching Hospital awaiting post mortem.