Ministry of trade officials killed in fatal road crash

Three Ministry of Industry and Trade officials have died in a fatal road accident that occurred on Friday 20th May at Kalinyeke Trading Centre in Dedza district.

The damaged car which crashed on Saturday
The damaged car which crashed on Saturday

The accident occurred along M1 road between the ministry’s vehicle, Nissan double cabin registration MG346AG which had three passengers on board and Iveco van MN 2369.

The driver Innocent Konyani, 36, and two passengers identified as Heather Kachingwe and Muhammad Juma Jawadi, 32, died on the spot due to serious head injuries.

The third passenger,  27 years old Steven Nkasala sustained internal injuries and is currently admitted to Kamuzu Central hospital (KCH).

The Iveco van driver Robert Jakisoni, 36, of Jere village Traditional Authority Kamenyagwaza, Dedza and his male passenger (name not yet known) escaped with minor injuries.

It is reported that Konyani of Magombo village, T/A Mchiramwera, Thyolo while at Kalinyeke Trading Centre, shifted lanes from left to right thereby colliding with in-coming Iveco lorry.

The ministry officials were on their way from Blantyre to Lilongwe.

The ministry vehicle got extensively damaged while the lorry had its front part and windscreen damaged.

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Gideon from Nairobi Kenya
Gideon from Nairobi Kenya
5 years ago

I am shocked by the sudden death of Ms.Heather Kachingwe. I worked with her in coordinating a number of training and I am just so shocked. May her Soul Rest in Eternal peace…

Pickmore
Pickmore
5 years ago

my deepest condolences go to the families and the Ministry of Trade

yacobo
yacobo
5 years ago

Chakumwa ndi galimoto sidzimayendelana. Don’t drink and drive please.

mabvuto malunga
mabvuto malunga
5 years ago
Reply to  yacobo

koma man munakadziwa simunakalakhula chocho but chifukwa simukudziwa akhululuke basi wake mambo

Wachimwa
5 years ago
Reply to  yacobo

True true chakumwa ndi galimoto sidzimayenderana. This is most what civil servant drivers have habit of drinking whilst driving. R.I.P

The Analyst
The Analyst
5 years ago

O…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………O “Life is nothing more than an illusion; Life is a story told by an idiot; full of noise and emotional disturbance; But devoid of meaning” – William Shakespeare (Macbeth) . . . Nanga . . . Why did the driver leave his lane? Why and how? Something weird and more; must have happened . . . However whatever happened, happened; this is very sad. …………………………………… . . . Saddest is the fact that . . . Some or all of them may have carefully lived their lives; . . . being faithful to their girlfriends and wives; . .… Read more »

trust
trust
5 years ago
Reply to  The Analyst

Wise words

The Analyst
The Analyst
5 years ago
Reply to  trust

Thanks.

Roxana
Roxana
5 years ago
Reply to  The Analyst

The analyst, I applaud you for the thoughtful words. Stay blessed!!

The Analyst
The Analyst
5 years ago
Reply to  Roxana

Thanx Roxana..
You too, shall stay blessed.

Uchi-Pat
Uchi-Pat
5 years ago
Reply to  The Analyst

You are truly an analyst man. I like your writing especially the last quote.

Maggie Lucious
Maggie Lucious
5 years ago
Reply to  The Analyst

Analyst, always doing analysis of everything….. true Nyasatimes Legend

Jafrez
Jafrez
5 years ago

May the Departed Souls Rest in peace. Our thoughts go to their families.

That picture of the car is nothing but horror

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