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Eight dead in two separate crashes involving haulage truck, train


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Police have confirmed the death of eight people who lost their lives in two separate road traffic accidents which occurred this Tuesday in Bulawayo and Harare with several injuries also reported.

Said the police via their official Twitter handle, “The ZRP confirms a fatal RTA which occurred at the intersection of Masiyephambili and Khami Rd today at 0500 hours where six people died while 11 others were injured.

“A non-Zupco Toyota Hiace Kombi with 17 occupants went through a red robot and rammed into a moving truck before it was trapped between the horse and trailer and dragged for about 30 metres.”

In the Harare accident, police said two people died when their vehicle had a fatal collision with a train.


“The ZRP wishes to notify motorists that Chiremba Road is currently blocked at the railway level crossing near OK-Mark in Harare, following a fatal road traffic accident involving a Train and a Honda Fit vehicle.

“Two people have since died and Police are currently working with other emergency service providers to bring the situation back to normalcy. 

“Police appeals to all motorists who use Chiremba Road to connect to Robert Mugabe Road to find alternative routes,” Police said.


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