Poly students in road accident: Three seriously injured

Three Polytechnic students sustained serious injuries while three others escaped with minor injuries when a vehicle they were travelling in overturned at Bawi Post Office in Ntcheu district, last night, police have confirmed.

The car which students were involved in accident

The accident occurred along Ntcheu – Balaka M1 road and the vehicle, Toyota Ipsum registration number NB 3052 was driven by Stanley Mbewe aged 26 of Milonga village, Traditional Authority Mlonyeni, Mchinji District.

It had six passengers on board, heading to Balaka from Ntcheu direction.

“Upon arrival at Bawi Post Office the driver failed to negotiate a corner due to over-speeding, he lost control of the vehicle and it overturned,” Ntcheu police Public Relations Officer, Hastings Chigalu told Nyasa Times.

Those injured have been identified as Christopher Dzuwa, 24, who sustained a leg fracture, Tiwonge Nyirenda, 29, (fractured Pelvic) and Yusuf Chimole 20 years old (soft tissue injuries).

“The rest escaped with minor injuries and the motor vehicle was extensively damaged. The students were on their way back to their base from American Embassy in Lilongwe where they went to process their visas.”

Those who sustained serious injuries are now admitted at Ntcheu District Hospital.

Meanwhile Police are advising motorists and all road users to always exercise maximum caution, especially at night to avoid road accidents.

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6 thoughts on “Poly students in road accident: Three seriously injured”

  1. Nafe Potani says:

    Get well soon guys! and may the good LORD be with you and heal you!
    Malangizo apelekedwa kale,komabe ndionjezele popeza muli ndi moyo nonse okhudzidwa kuti; mudzidekha komanso learn to exercise self control popeza kuti ngakhale ngozi ndi ngozi komabe nthawi zina pamakhala kuti ‘We did not do something worth doing to avoid a situation’,guess this is true.

    Its a learning experience,after all we all make mistakes one way or the other,PEPANI KWAMBIRI!!

  2. Mpele Wa Poly Alumni says:

    Mbewe is no student but associate lecture of the University of Malawi

  3. USA Consular says:

    Anyamata mowau utipha tiyeni tichepetse.

  4. Danger says:

    Too much excitement yoti mukupita ku USA. Kothera kwake simupitanso.

  5. MANYI says:



    1. Emmanuel Potani says:

      Get well soon Guys!
      Malangizo apelekedwa kale mokwana komabe ndionjezele kuti anyamata muzidekha,learn to exercise self control.Zoona ngozi ndi ngozi komabe nthawi zina it happens because we failed to do something worthy doing to avoid a bad situation.
      Anyway we all happen and prone to make a mistake in a life time one way or the other,so let this be a learning experience to us all,otherwise,PEPANI KWAMBIRI!!

      Ndakhudzika kwambiri!

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