Eight die Kapiri Mposhi RTA

 Eight die Kapiri Mposhi RTA


Eight people have died in Kapiri Mposhi fatal Road Traffic Accident.

Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said the accident happened today October,25, 2021 at 07:00 hours at Greenleaf area along Great North Road.

“Involved was unknown driver of unknown age who was driving a Hino Ranger registration number ABZ 1598 from South to North with Twelve (12) passengers on board ,two cows, household goods, 20 chickens, four goats and15 bags of maize and Silas Ng’andu aged 63 of Lusaka John leigh who was driving a Freightliner registration number ABK 7843 /AAG 5236T from North to south with two passengers on board,” he said.

Mr Hamoonga said that the accident happened as the first driver was improperly overtaking in the process went and collided head on with an on coming Freightliner, which had six passengers.

The passengers were two male Juveniles, two male adults and two female adults from the Hino Ranger died on the spot while two others passengers one female and one male died at the Hospital.

He said the bodies of the deceased have deposited in Kapiri Mposhi District hospital Mortuary.

Mr Hamoonga said that the other Nine unidentified casualties are unconscious and admitted in Kapiri Mposhi District hospital.

He said from the nine, three are female juveniles,three females and three males.

Mr Hamoonga further said that the number includes the driver and two passengers from the Freightliner.

He said that both Vehicles are extensively damaged.