One child has died instantly while some Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials are battling for their lives at Nkhotakota District Hospital when the vehicle, Toyota Prado belonging to Member of Parliament, for Nkhotakota South Grelzedar Jeffrey wa Jeff was involved in an accident.
Thw car,plunged into the road side drainage system, as the driver failed to control the cruising vehicle.
The accident happened at Kapzyopzyo Trading Centre in the area of traditional authority Mwadzama along M5 road in Nkhotakota.
Jeffrey wa Jeff in a telephone interview from Nkhotakota confimed to Nyasa Times about the accident, saying it happened when the officials were returning from the funeral of DPP Secretary General Ecklin Julius Kudontoni, who died in a car accident.
“Yes its true. What happened was that some kids came onto the road suddenly and the driver tried to avoid them and by doing so he lost control of the vehicle and ended up overturning into the bush.
“We quickly rushed the victims to Alinafe clinic for treatment and currently they are admitted at Nkhotakota District Haospital where the DHO and his team is assisting them. Let me also mention here that boy which was hit died instantly,” Jeffrey wa Jeff.
Jeff wa Jeff have since commended Nkhotakota District Health officer and his members of staff for working tirelessly in assisting the victims.
DPP Secretary General, Kudontoni, died in a car accident at Bua in Kasungu.
The accident occurred as Kudontoni was travelling to Kasungu to attend the funeral of his relations at Kaphaizi in Kasungu.
Kudontoni, once served as a member of parliament in the United Democratic Front regime, died instantly, according to police.
“When doctors checked him there was no spontaneous breathing, no blood pressure, no pulse, no cardiac activity,” an eye witness said.
He was appointed DPP secretary general by President Peter Mutharika after the elected holder of the post, Minister of Gender, Jean Kalirani was unceremoniously removed.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :