Five people have died on the spot in a head on deadly collision involving a saloon car and a truck with a Mozambican registration number at Mtendere, Linthipe 3 in Dedza.
Assistant public relations officer for Dedza Police Cassim Manda has since asked people to go to Dedza Hospital mortuary to identify two unidentified bodies who died in the accident.
Manda identified the other three deceased as Lindiwe Mhone, 27, who was driving the Toyota Passo car and hails from Mzimba, Chikondi Ngulinga and Steve Phiri.
All the deceased wee from the small car, Manda said.
He said the accident happened when Lindiwe was overtaking a truck just to meet the Mozambican registered truck before the overtaking was over.
The Road Traffic and Safety Department has designated December 1 and January 3 as road safety month in view of the festive season.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :