BELOW IS THE POLICE STATEMENT :

LUSAKA, 12TH APRIL, 2018 – Four people died on the spot while six others sustained serious injuries in an accident which occurred yesterday, 11th April, 2018 at around 18:00 hours along Gwembe-Munyumbe road, 10km east of Gwembe District of Southern Province.

Involved was a motor vehicle Mitsubishi canter, registration number ALV 5191 driven
by Steven Chanda aged 32 of Freedom Compound, Monze District.
The deceased are two female adults and two female juveniles, all not yet identified.

The accident happened when the driver of the motor vehicle failed to negotiate a curve due to excessive speed and in the process fell into a ditch. The bodies of the deceased persons are lying in Gwembe District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem. The driver has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

 

In Mpika District of Muchinga Province, a pedestrian female juvenile aged six years of Itambamo village, Chief Mpepo in Kanchibiya District died upon arrival at Micheal Chilufya Sata Hospital after she was hit by a motor vehicle in an accident which occurred on 10th April, 2018 at about 13:00 hours at Itambamu area along Mpika – Kasama road.

The body is lying in Michael Chilufya Sata Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem.

ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE R