Chinese national killed in road accident

Road accident Malawi

A 35-year-old Chinese national identified as Li-Shu Xiajian has died after his vehicle overturned.

The vehicle registration number BU 9884 Nissan Ratio driven by a Malawian whose details are yet to be identified, was on October 17, 2017 coming from Mzuzu heading to Karonga.

Confirming the death to Malawi24, Karonga police deputy spokesperson George Mulewa said that upon arrival at Kabwiri CCAP which is between Mzuzu-Karonga M1 road at around 01: 30 hours, the driver failed to negotiate a right bend due to overspeeding and the vehicle then overturned.

The impact caused Mr Li-Shu Xiajian who was the only passenger in the vehicle to sustain severe head injuries. He died on the spot.

The driver also sustained serious head injuries and was rushed to Karonga district hospital where he is receiving medical treatment.

Li-Shu Xiajian was workig at Optic Fibre Cable Installation company.


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