There was a fatal road traffic accident which occured on Monday, 2nd April, 2018 at about 0620hours on Kasama- Luwingu roads at Mporokoso Turn off, 32 kilometers west of Kasama in which four people have died.
The accident involved a Juldan Marcopolo Bus registration number ABE6 940 in which two passengers and the driver identified as David Kapoka of Kabanana compound in Lusaka died on the spot while the third passenger died from the Hospital.
The accident occurred when the driver failed to stop at a junction due to excessive speed hence the bus overturned.
In a related development, a male juvenile aged three years died on the spot in an accident which happened yesterday, 01st April 2018 at about 18 30 hours at Magalausha farm on great east road in Chongwe district .
The accident happened when the driver who is the father to the victim was reversing a Hino Ranger truck registration numver ALM 2954 within the yard and ended up running over his 3 years old son.
22 males, 17 females and two juveniles were seriously injured in the bus accident and are admitted to Chilubula Hospital.
ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER