Three people are confirmed dead after a bus they were traveling overturned at Zalewa Roadblock this morning.
According to a police report, the accident happened in the wee hours of today, Friday, June 23 just near Zalewa roadblock.
Reports say that the bus registration number BU 4709, Scania Marcopolo was being driven from Lilongwe direction heading towards Blantyre along the M1 road.
On arrival at Zalewa, it is reported that the driver failed to negotiate a corner and the bus swiftly overturned.
Reports say three passengers died on the spot while one other had her right arm fractured and the others on board escaped with minor injuries.
The bus had its offside part dented.
Police have identified the three deceased as Macford Chizaka aged 26, C/O Chitungwani Full Primary school Box148 Chapananga, Chipiliro Tembo Katchakhwala village T/A Kumtaja, Blantyre C/O Box 7 Mkula and Grace Kandoje C/o Box 1428 Blantyre.