Gutu boy (5) killed as car bursts tyre near Masvingo


MASVINGO – A five-year old boy, Junior Dzichauya Mavetera was killed in an accident yesterday morning when a Toyota Noah that he was travelling in burst its rear tyre before overturning several times at the 10km peg along Masvingo Mutare Highway on Tuesday.

The accident happened 30km away from Roy (Gutu Turnoff) where Junior and his mother Belinda Mhoshiwa who were travelling from Gutu to Masvingo boarded the vehicle.

Funeral arrangements are not yet clear but indications are that the deceased will be buried at Muchohwe Village in Zvavahera.

Junior’s mother is admitted at Masvingo Provincial Hospital after sustaining injuries on her left knee, right shoulder and chest pains. Six other people travelling in the car were complained of head and chest injuries.

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