20 people injured in a road traffic accident

 20 people injured in a road traffic accident

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Twenty people among them pupils from Masaiti Boarding School sustained multiple injuries while two escaped unhurt in a serious road traffic accident along Masaiti-Luanshya road.

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said two victims are in Roan Hospital, three are in Thomson Hospital while the rest have been discharged.

Ms Katongo said the accident happened when the said motor vehicle was being driven from Masaiti to Luanshya town in the process, the driver lost control of the motor vehicle and flipped due to excessive speed.

She said involved was a lone motor vehicle Mistumbish canter registration number AOB 50 which was being driven by George Mwansa Mwenda 47 of Mikomfwa in Luanshya who sustained a fructured right arm.


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