6 die in Vida bus accident

 6 die in Vida bus accident

Six people have died while others have sustained injuries in an accident in Luapula Province.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said the accident happened when the driver of the bus was avoiding a pot hole and went to the right side where he collided with the rider.

Ms Katongo said due to the impact, the rider died on the spot together with 05 other passengers who were trapped.

She said number of the injured passengers has not yet been established and are admitted to both Mansa and Mwense Hospitals .

Ms Kakango said the accident occured on 28th September, 2020 around 0700 hours on Mwense – Mansa road in Luapula Province.

She said involved was a Zhong Tong bus registration number AIB 3978 property of VIDA Logistics Transport of Ndola which was being driven by Kendrick Simusokwe of Kitwe who is among the seriously injured and admitted to Mwense Hospital.

Ms Katongo said also involved was a rider Kalemfu Winston 22, who was coming from the opposite direction.

The Independent Observer


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