Malawi Police confirms lorry  brakes failed to function, killed 3 at Game Complex

Malawi police has confirmed that the accident that occurred just outside Lilongwe City Mall (Game Complex)  was due to  a lorry brakes failing to function.

The lorry that rammed into Lilongwe City Mall

Lilongwe Police spokesman Kingsley Dandaula said a lorry registration CK3680 driven by Billiat Kapola killed here pedestrians.

He said the lorry plunged into another vehicle and killed two unidentified women and a man on the spot.

“The driver was coming fro the Air Wing to collect sand. After reaching Crossroads Mall, he noted that the vehicle had problems with brakes, but he continued driving towards Old Toen where he lost control on reaching the Game Complex,” said Dandaula.

Police has also recorded another accident in Lilongwe at Kandikole in Area 36 where two people were killed – a 50-year-old Mercy Chibweya and a 10-year-old boy identified as Gerald Binali.

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Jaz
Jaz
3 years ago

This was my sister in law’s Mother and sister along with a little Child.. so sad and how and how could the owner let such lorry on the Road… my sister is struggling so much what a tragedy and a great loss to the family.

NyasaMana
NyasaMana
3 years ago

These lorries should not be on the roads. There are so many of similar dilapidated lorries prying trade on Malawi roads mainly doing bricks and sand work. You wonder how their owners would let such road unworthy vehicles on the roads – their (owners’) only concern is to make money. As we can see in the picture, the lorry tyres are completely worn out, a sign of neglect by the owner. I guess the owner is someone from parliament. He has a high position at parliament. No regard for others – his only concern is to make money. He must… Read more »

NELSON NGWIRA
NELSON NGWIRA
3 years ago

I WONDER THE POLICE TRAFFIC WHAT THEY DO IS COLLECT MONEY AND LEAVE SUCH SUCH CARS GOES AROUND OR MR SUCH SUCH CAUSE OF THE NAME OOOO

Truth pains
Truth pains
3 years ago

Kutha ma break pa crossroads why then proceeding kotsetsereka and kwa anthu ambiri

Maunits
Maunits
3 years ago

My question is we have Police traffic all over the show what and how do they allow such vehicles moving on the public roads and killing innocent people. This is shame

Ndatopa
Ndatopa
3 years ago
Reply to  Maunits

Imfa yowawa iyi. May the good Lord Comfort the Families that have been lost their beloved one. They souls RIP

chisopo
chisopo
3 years ago
Reply to  Maunits

U can say that again, Malawi at 54

benjones
3 years ago
Reply to  chisopo

Police all over to take bribes. Malawi @ 54

Chikutumbwe
Chikutumbwe
3 years ago
Reply to  Maunits

Apolosiwo amapereka ma cof ku ziphakasala zagalimotoz.

Ufulu
Ufulu
3 years ago
Reply to  Maunits

Why not introduce zoning for trucks, what was a 7 tonnes lorry doing on that narrow road? The Mayor and Lilongwe City Assembly should do something about the appalling traffic conditions around that area.

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