The board chairperson for the Roads Authority in Malawi has died after his car was involved in an accident on Monday.
The Chairperson, Jackson Gomani, is reported to have died after his driver tried to overtake another vehicle at Nathenje.
Confirming on the local press, central region police spokesperson Nolliettie Chihana said the driver Charles Malidadi lost control of the vehicle registration number NN 615 and the car plunged into the river.
“The driver was trying to overtake another vehicle at Nathenje Bridge but unfortunately the car fell into the river,” said Chihana.
He added that Gomani died at Nathenje health centre after sustaining internal injuries while his driver sustained head cut.
The body of the late Gomani has been since taken to Kamuzu Central hospital mortuary.
Gomani was from Chiradzulu district while his driver comes from Sumani village, Traditional Authority (TA) Nsomba in Blantyre.