Chikwawa minibus accident death toll rises to 2

Death toll in an accident involving a minibus in Chikwawa has risen to two after a second woman died.

The minibus accident

The accident which occurred yesterday a speeding minibus overturned when the driver failed to negotiate a sharp bend few metres before Thabwa roadblock.

Chikwawa Police Traffic Officer , Potiphar  Kawinga identified the woman as Magret Chavi, 25 from Bilitinyu village, Traditional Authority Ndamera in Nsanje.

She died  at Chikwawa District Hospital where she had been admitted.

Her  death brings the deathtoll to two as another woman, Frorida Eliya, died on the spot.

Kawinga says the police are meanwhile still hunting for the driver of the minibus,  Madodo Gomesi, who is also believed to have caused death of other people in a previous accident due to reckless driving.

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1 year ago

Public transportation systems such as cummuter trains and buses are the best mode of transport for the people both in towns and districts. Minibuses are death traps to the people due to overloading and lack of servicing after prolonged usage,plus unqualified drivers. Government must invest heavily into the public transportation system like what Kenya and Tanzania are doing, and there should come a time when minibuses will not be allowed to operate in cities and rural areas-that’s a modern society. All these riots we are hearing in certain parts of the country regarding minibus owners and drivers would not be… Read more »

1 year ago

Bring him to book why killing innocent lives.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
1 year ago

Did it before? Why did you then let such a fool carry on with his killing spree?

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