1 killed, 17 injured in Rusape kombi accident

Fungayi Munyoro

MUTARE – One person died on the spot while 17 others were injured when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in burst one of its  tyres on Monday.

The accident occurred along Harare -Mutare road at the 245km peg at around 11am.

The injured were rushed to Victoria Chitepo Provincial Hospital.

The commuter omnibus which belonged to David Dodzo (39) of Murambi Suburb in Mutare and was being driven by Petros Nyamhingura (33). It had 18 passengers travelling from Mutare to Harare.

Manicaland provincial police spokesperson Inspector Luxson Chananda confirmed the accident to Chipinge Times.

“The accident happened after the omnibus burst one of its tyres resulting in it swerving from the left to right lane, hitting a barricade before overturning several times and landing on its right side, ” he said. https://masvingomirror.com

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