Accidents continue in Malawi: Six die in road accident


Six people have died while ten others have sustained injuries after the tyre of their minibus burst in Dowa district on Sunday, Malawi24 can report.

According to Dowa Police Public Relations Officer Richard Kaponda, the accident involved a Nissan Caravan registration number NN 7257 which was coming from the direction of Lilongwe going towards Salima with sixteen passengers on the board.

road accident“The car was driven by James who was popularly known as Kaka and upon reaching at Katengeza Village in Dowa, the rear tyre burst resulting into the driver applying emergency brakes,” he said.

The car then overturned before resting. Due to the impact, the driver and a female passenger died on the spot while other four died on their way to hospital.

Among the ten injured passengers,   one person sustained a deep cut on the head while another one sustained a fractured left leg.  The other eight passengers sustained minor injuries.



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