One killed in Karonga fatal road accident: Five injured

A 47 year old man Musa Chikuya has died while five other are battling for their lives at Karonga district hospital after a bus and government vehicle collided at Tenenthe, along Karonga-Chitipa M1 road on Monday.

The accident in Karonga

Karonga police deputy spokesperson George Mlewa said the incidence occurred in the morning.

He said the cause of the accident is yet to be established.

“We are still investigating the cause of the accident and I can just confirm the death as well as injured,” said Mlewa.

According to Mlewa, the deceased who hails from Mangochi in the area of Traditional Authority Chowe, was the driver of the Toyota Hillux belonging to the Ministry of Health and its registration number MG 452 AF.

The Karonga police spokesperson said the concern bus belong to Interline Bus Services and its registration number was BP 4459.

“The bus was going to Mzuzu while the Toyota Hillux was heading to Chitipa district for official duties,” he added.

However, Nyasa Times source said the driver of the bus hit the Toyota Hillux after he  failed to negotiate a corner as he was in a speed.

Nyasa Times also understand that the bus belongs to Daniel Chitonya Mwanyongo who hails from Karonga district.

 

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3 thoughts on “One killed in Karonga fatal road accident: Five injured”

  1. CHIM says:

    ONE NIGHT I WAS TRAVELLING IN ONE OF AXA COACHES

    I REGRATED WHY I BOARDED THIS BUS

    THE WAY THE DRIVER WAS DRIBING OOOOH MY GOD !!

    WITHOUT MINDING THE POT HOLES ;THE WAY HE WAS OVER TAKING OTHER VEHICLES;THE WAY HE WAS GIVING WAY TO THE ON COMING
    VEHICLES LIKE I DONT KNOW.

    PLEASE COACH OWNERS
    MINI BUS OWNERS OR TRUCH OWNERS

    GIVE YOUR DRIVERS ENOUGH TRAINING TO
    DRIVE WITH CAUTION ON THE ROADS TO SAVE PEOPLES LIVES AND YOUR MACHINES

  2. chikoti says:

    Sad indeed.please our men on driving seat .increase your safety observations and accident prevention technicalities…Rip though..

  3. MNDAMBALA BOY says:

    Wapulumuka ndi amene wafayo kolingana ndi mmene Malawi alili pano, komaso inu a Police zoona zimenezi tizichitaso kudikila kuti mudzatiuzenso chomwe chapangitsa ngozi pamene ndizachidziwikile kuti tikati vehicle collide means one from the other side/lane left his or her side/lane to another side/lane of the other, mpaka zomwezi mufuna mudyepo? iyaaa!! imeneyo ndiyo ngozi ya Galimotozo, ndiye Ngozi tsopano ya chiwiri yomwe yapangitsa kuti munthu amwalire ndi kugundana kwa magalimoto period!!!

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