Police Release Names for Kwekwe-Gokwe Accident Victims 

by | Jun 1, 2023 | Crime & Courts, Local News | 0 comments

Police Release Names for Kwekwe-Gokwe Accident Victims

Yvonne Mutambwa
Police have released the names of six (6) of the seven (7) victims who were killed in a road traffic accident that occurred on May 27, 2023, at the 29-kilometre peg along Kwekwe- Gokwe Road.
The accident occurred when a Yutong bus which was travelling towards Kwekwe with 62 passengers on board veered off the road to the right, hit trees and overturned before landing on its left side.
In a statement, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said: The six (6) victims have been identified by their next of kin as listed:
Among the victims were a toddler and an 11-month-old baby.
Others include Beauty Mateu (43), a female adult, of Vulachena Village, Mbotsva Zhombe, Mikeila Gumbo (2), a female infant of Chief Sayi Gokwe, Tadiwa Zvineyi (11 months), a male infant, of Nehosho, Gweru, Confidence Sibanda (22), a female adult of Chief Sayi, Gokwe South.
Edison Masapukira (58), a male adult of Mapfungautsi, Gokwe, Brenda Nyamubvura (37), of South View Park, Harare.
The other victim, who is a female adult, is yet to be identified.
Police are on record urging drivers to exercise extreme caution on the country’s roads and adhere to stipulated speed limits.
“Vehicle tyres should be checked regularly to ensure that they meet road conditions.