Nyaradzo Accident: Death toll rises

by | Nov 23, 2021 | Local News | 0 comments


Yvonne Mutambwa

A recent accident which happened along the Bulawayo-Harare road near Cement Siding involving a truck which was carrying bricks and a Nyaradzo Funeral Services bus which had mourners on board.

They had just buried their relative in Gweru on Friday when the accident happened, which killed two people on the spot.

The death toll rose to three on Saturday when Lovemore Zengeni, the bus driver died at United Bulawayo Hospital.

Assistant Inspector Nomalanga Msebele confirmed the bus driver`s death.

“His name is Lovemore Zengeni. The name of the truck driver has not been confirmed and we are still appealing for any assistance to find his next of kin,” said Inspector Msebele.

In addition, Inspector Msebele appealed to motorists to exercise caution on the road since it is rainy season roads are slippery.

“The accident was caused by speeding and an overtaking error.”

Inspector Msebele said 20 people are currently recuperating from various injuries.