Man killed by a reversing truck

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A man has died after being hit by a reversing Freightliner truck in Ntchisi district.

According to Public Relations Officer for Ntchisi police station sergeant Gladson M’bumpha, the accident occurred on Monday evening at Ntchisi trading centre.

M’bumpha said the driver of the Freightliner truck registration number LL2279 which had a trailer connected to it was making a reverse turn when the truck hit the man who was walking towards it.

road accident“Driver of the truck Robert Lucius Chisale was reversing the motor vehicle with its trailer and whilst reversing he hit a drunkard man who was walking towards the vehicle,” said M’bumpha.

He added that following the impact the man who is yet to be identified fainted and was later taken to Ntchisi district hospital where he died while receiving treatment.

According to M’bumpha, the body of the deceased is now at Ntchisi district hospital mortuary.

Meanwhile, the police are appealing to the general public especially those whose family member is missing to go and check if the deceased is their relative.

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  1. a malawi24 mumandisangalatsa ndi nkhani za nthabwala chonchi.inu(malawi24)zoona a reversing truck ingagunde munthu mpaka kupha? aaa!! mwandiseketsa.ok,nditero kuti RIP