35 SDA youths injured in road accident in Zomba

At least 35 youths from Zomba Seventh Day Adventist Church have been injured after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned at Gymkhana Club in Zomba on Monday at around lunch hour.

Vehicle carrying 35 SDA youths overturns in Zomba

According to an eye witness Memory Macdonald who sales fresh groundnuts around the place, the vehicle overturned after the driver failed to control it upon reaching Gymkhana football ground.

A two tonner Totota DYNA registration number TO 4826 carried 35 Adventist Youths  who were coming from Youth Retreat camped at Sun Bird Ku Chawe Inn.

Five passengers are reported seriously injured while the rest had minor injuries and have been admitted to Zomba Central Hospital

Confirming the development, Station Traffic Officer for Zomba Police, Superintendent Symon Kachepa said they received a report that the vehicle overturned when the driver failed to control the vehicle due to brake failure.

“The motor vehicle was being driven from Ku Chawe towards Zomba town and on arrival at State House, the driver lost control and it plunge into a drain and due to the impact, 35 passengers have been injured and taken to Zomba Central Hospital for treatment,” he said.

Kachepa said most of the passengers started jumping out of the vehicle before it overturned which resulted in the majority of them being injured.

“It was reported that some passengers started jumping out of the vehicle before it overturned which we believe made many of them get injured in the process,” he said.

The Station Officer said some have broken body parts whose number they said was yet to be established together with the total number of those who were seriously injured since it might increase.

An Ambulance from the Zomba District office together with other private vehicles assisted in ferrying casualties to Zomba Central Hospital.

The vehicle was being driven by Geoffrey Sande aged 25 of Mpakati Village, Traditional Authority Chikowi in the district.

Police said investigations are underway to establish the real cause of the accident.

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11 thoughts on “35 SDA youths injured in road accident in Zomba”

  1. Mpesa says:

    Sorry brothers and sisters

  2. Mkango Manthakanjenjemereza says:

    A seventh day kukonda kunyenga akazi a eni ake. You will one day be punished for it eternally.

  3. Jacqueline Chimbalangondo says:

    Sorry brothers and sisters,Lets pray to God that you may be healed by His POWER

  4. kamwendo says:

    in prayers for the casulties

  5. Kalekeni Kanene says:

    To Adventist Youth ( Adventurers, Pathfinders, Ambassadors ) . Pepani za ngoziyi Ambuye akuchiritseni nsanga. Musabwerere m’mbuyo pa ntchito ya Ambuye chifukwa cha ngoziyi. Nthawi yatha. Ambuye akubweranso. Tilinanu m’mapemphero.

  6. Namuchoro says:

    God be with theme all

  7. Let the spirit of the late mama Kajombo former christian Kanjedza Assembles God who used to be master of ceremony during Big and Paper Sundays REST IN PEACE.Mama Kajombo you have done your part in this world.One thing I will remember about you is your prophecy made to me that soon I will buy of which Iam not yet buy but I only obtain License for that matter.This means the vehicle is just near.REST BUT WE FORGET.Amen

    1. Criminal A says:

      Comment yakoyi ikugwirizana chani ndi nkhani uli m’mwambayi?

    2. pie-zone says:

      Ukunena ziti?

  8. Devil is an enemy of God’s things but let the same God heal them in the name of Jesus.Amen

  9. kape says:

    Strange…kugwetsa galimoto pa gymkana?? poyelayela ngati apa…… mwatsika phiri bwinobwino kuzagwetsa pamenepa?

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