A mini bus driver, Clement Mkungazula and a three year old child are reported to have died after a minibus they were travelling in overturned in Zomba on Wednesday morning.
Eastern Region Police Spokesperson Thomeck Nyaude has confirmed of the development saying eight others have been admitted of various degrees of injuries at the Zomba Central Hospital.
The minibus, NU 3353, belongs to Kilimanjaro Tours and was on its way from Mangochi to Limbe.
It is said that the accident happened as the driver was trying to overtake another minibus and it overturned.
“There is a sharp corner at the place and the driver was over-speeding and trying to overtake other vehicles.
“He lost control and the minibus overturned, leaving the boy dead while him [driver] sustained head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at Zomba Central Hospital,” said Nyaude.
The driver-from traditional authority Mponda in Mangochi-was pronounced dead upon arrival at Zomba Central Hospital while child is reported to have died on the spot.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :