NINE people have been injured after the bus they were on was hit by a Ford Ranger which was being driven by RTSA Chief Executive Officer Zindaba Soko.
The accident occurred on Wednesday around 15:30hrs opposite Lake Petroleum filling station along the Kafue- Lusaka road.
Police Deputy Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga has disclosed to the media in a statement that the accident involved a Ford Ranger Registration BAK 8838 which was being driven by the RTSA boss and a Mitsubishi Rosa registration ABR 3197 which was driven by Bwalya Moto aged 48 years.
Hamoonga said the accident happened when Soko failed to keep to his lane hence hit into the bus which was coming from the opposite direction and injuring nine passengers.
Hamoonga said Soko has since been charged with the offence of careless Driving.
He said the charge will only hold against him after he has paid Admission of Guilty within Seven days and that if he doesn’t, then the matter will go to Court.