Three people were killed while 15 were injured when their minibus was involved in an accident in Karonga district on Monday.
According to Constable George Mulewa who is Deputy Public Relations officer for Karonga Police, the accident happened at around 4pm on Monday at Mwenilondo Trading Centre in the area of Paramount Chief Kyungu in Karonga.
The Toyota Hiace with the registration number LL1801 and which was being driven by Joseph Ng’ambi, 42, was coming from Mzuzu heading to Karonga.
It was when it reached the trading centre when the accident happened.
Three people died on the spot due to severe head injuries, four sustained serious injuries while eleven sustained minor injuries.
All were taken to Karonga District Hospital.
Mulewa said investigations are underway to find the cause of the accident. The driver hails from Mwakwama village, Traditional Authority Kyungu in Karonga District.