Three die in minibus accident

Road accident Malawi

Three people died  while several others escaped with  injuries in a road accident which occurred near HMS food company along Limbe-Bvumbwe road in Chigumula township in Blantyre.

According to Deputy Public Relations Officer for Limbe Police Station Widson Nhlane, the accident occurred after  left tyre of the vehicle which was being driven by Doreen Sosomola aged 29 got burst thereby making the driver to lose control.

He said the vehicle therefore swerved to the offside verge where it overturned.

“We can confirm that the Minbus registration number MHG 3708 Nissan Caravan which was being driven by  Doreen Sosomola was involved in accident as she was  coming from Bvumbwe direction heading Limbe with 16 passengers on board,” he explained.

The injured passengers were rushed to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital where three were pronounced dead upon arrival.

Other three people were treated as out-patients except  the driver  who is stil at the said hospital.

However, police investigations are under way to establish the  cause of the  accident .

Meanwhile, members of the community whose relatives are  missing have been asked to consult Limbe Police station or visit the mortuary to identify their relatives  at the said hospital as they have not yet been identified by the police.

The driver hails from Ndandala village in Traditional Authority Chikweu in Machinga district.


28 thoughts on “Three die in minibus accident

  1. Guyz zatikwana,lero mamawa pano near Bereu Bridge,minibus zotsogozana zaombana ndpo azimai awiri afera pomwepo.And zachtika kamba ka mpikisano wa ma Driver.So langizo ndlakuti,tiwankhule ma Driver pamene tili paulendo asathamange kwambiri mwna ngat njira imodz yopewera ngozi.

  2. Sorry to all u in hospital RIP to three people,but to me I’m blaming retread tyres please retread is not good use minibus please please guys rejuce this tyres to use you are taking our lives why

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  6. This situation is getting worse now in our mother malawi where z this country going? Just from October to this November we have lost a lot of lives coz of acident God z watching us.

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