ZRP Assertion On Kariba Accident
BY- The Zimbabwe Republic Police have confirmed the loss of life of 4 individuals who died in a Nissan UD70 truck belonging to the Zimbabwe Electrical energy Transmission and Distribution Firm (ZETDC) they had been travelling in veered off the street.
The automotive crashed on the 40km peg alongside Makuti-Kariba Street on Independence Day at round 9.45pm.
“The names of victims will likely be introduced in the end,” mentioned police.
The most recent accident has taken the vacation accident loss of life toll to 48 from 4 accidents involving passengers being carried: the Chimanimani bus crash (38), Nyanga-Rwenya kombi crash (4), the Stallion Cruise bus alongside the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls freeway (2) and now the ZETDC crash.
Police will launch the consolidated Easter and Independence street site visitors accident statistics immediately, mentioned nationwide police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi.
Asst Comm Nyathi mentioned final week that this 12 months’s Easter vacation was “a nasty one” when it comes to deaths in street accidents.
“We’re seeing individuals dying day by day on our roads and we’re very involved,” he mentioned.
“Our greatest concern is that this 12 months goes to be worse than final 12 months contemplating that we already began the vacation with the Chimanimani horror crash that was declared a nationwide catastrophe.”
Asst Comm Nyathi referred to as on motorists to plan their journeys effectively in order that they journey throughout daylight as most accidents had been occurring at evening.
The Chimanimani crash occurred on Thursday evening when a bus carrying Zion Christian Church (ZCC) members was travelling to Masvingo for a church gathering.
Then on Good Friday afternoon, 4 members of the Mugodhi Apostolic Church coming from a church service in Murehwa perished when their Nissan Caravan overturned.