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4 Mugodhi congregants die, 14 injured in crash

Africa Moyo Deputy Information Editor

4 Mugodhi church members died on the spot whereas 14 others had been injured after a Nissan Caravan kombi they had been travelling on veered off the street when the driving force misplaced management on curves alongside the Nyanga-Rwenya Highway.

The accident occurred round 3pm at present.

Nationwide police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi informed The Herald this night that the congregants had been from a church service in Murehwa.

“I can verify that 4 congregants from the Mugodhi church died on the spot round 3pm at present on their manner from Murehwa after a church service,” he mentioned.

“The driving force misplaced management of the car on the curves alongside the street close to a blackspot the place the Regina Coeli bus catastrophe occurred.

“It’s a bloody Easter contemplating that in two accidents, we’ve got now misplaced 40 folks. Each accidents have occurred in the identical province (Manicaland) in an area of hours.”

Asst Comm Nyathi was referring to the place the place a horror bus crash occurred and claimed the lives of 89 Regina Coeli college students on August 3, 1991.

The Nyanga-Rwenya Highway accident comes a number of hours after the one which occurred in Chimanimani about 5km earlier than Jopa turn-off, which claimed 36 lives after the St Charles Lwanga Excessive Faculty bus carrying Masvingo-bound ZCC church members had brake failure, veered off the street and rolled down over 200 metres within the mountain.

The accident occurred round 11pm on Thursday evening.

Asst Comm Nyathi implored motorists to train excessive warning on the roads to keep away from the useless lack of lives.

He additionally mentioned travellers ought to plan their journeys effectively in order that they journey in the course of the day.

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