Four people have died while several others have sustained serious injuries after a minibus they were traveling from Lilongwe to Kasungu in overturned on Friday afternoon.
According to reports, the driver lost control of the vehicle when he tried to overtake a motorbike at Namwiri primary school along the road to Kasungu.
The vehicle is reported to have overturned several times.
Eyewitnesses claimed that the driver lost control of the vehicle due to overspeeding.
Mponera rural health centre officials have since confirmed the death of the four.
The medical workers added that the ones who sustained injuries have been referred to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) for further medical treatment.
Among the deceased, two are children while the other two are a man and a woman.