21 October 2016 Last updated at: 9:04 AM

Cyclist killed in road accident

A road accident involving a minibus has claimed the life of a cyclist at Chisaka village, in Nkhotakota district.

road accidentNkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer Williams Kaponda identified the deceased as Mr Chikafa Bamusi who was hit when the minibus, a Nissan Caravan, was trying to overtake him.

“The minibus was being driven by Mr Luwa Zakaliya and was coming from the direction of Nkhotakota heading to Salima side with passengers on board,” said Kaponda.

When the minibus reached at Chisaka village the driver tried to overtake the cyclist and in the process of overtaking he hit him.

Following the impact the pedal cyclist sustained head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at Alinafe Community Hospital.

The motor vehicle had its left view mirror broken and the bicycle has been extensively damaged.

The deceased hailed from Chisaka village, Traditional Authority Mwadzama in Nkhotakota district.



3 Comments On "Cyclist killed in road accident"

  • yesterday here in zambia,lusaka we lost 16 while 38 others with injuries.why are these accidents occaring like this?

  • Nanga ndingozi ya truck imeneyo mvuto apolice mwawapatsa matama madriver aminbus mukuti rore komanso magalimoto akulu akulu akupanga gozi pomwe panozawonjeza kuti minbus yikuthamanga kwambiri chifukwa pa msewu pali anthu ochuluka kufuna ulendo fuck u malamulo anuwo

  • when a pasenger eats a piece of hungry lion in a minibus and the driver be like “ndani watsekula restaurant galimoto mwanga”……..