Four people have died following a road accident that happened on Zomba-Phalombe Road Sunday night.
According to Zomba Police public relations officer Sergeant Emmanuel Kachingwe, identity of all the dead people is not yet known.
He said the accident happened when the driver of the vehicle, registration number NB 3310, lost control and overturned several times killing three passengers on board, including the driver.
“The accident occurred at a place known as 9 miles as we go to Jali in Zomba. The dead people are at Zomba Central Hospital mortuary and we are asking members of the general public who know that some people are missing to come and identify with us at the hospital,” said Kachingwe.
The police spokesperson added that the vehicle has been severely damaged and insurance certificate on the windscreen shows the owner is I. Rashid.
Meanwhile, Nyasa Times has identified one of the deceased as Stella who stays at New Road in Zomba City whereas the driver and a six-year-old child were reported to have travelled from Salima and were going to PhalombeFollow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :