5 Die At Kapilingozi Hills


Five people have died while three others sustained serious injuries when the truck they were on lost brakes at Kapilingozi Hills. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo stated that injured are admitted to Mtendere Hospital where they’re being attended to. “Five people died on the spot while three others sustained serious injuries in an accident which occurred on 28th June, 2020 at 16:30 hours along Chirundu-Kafue road at Kapilingozi Hills.
Involved was Lawrence Mweene aged 28 years of Highlanders in Mazabuka who was driving a Higher Light Truck registration number BAB 233B from west to eastern direction with nine passengers on top of bags of sweet potatoes.
The accident happened when the vehicle had suspected brake failure as it was descending the hill, eventually hit into a Volvo Truck registration number CYN 483L which was being driven by Rodgers Mutinta aged 42 years of Durban, South Africa moving in the same direction and later overturned throwing people who were on top of the load under the Volvo truck,” Ms Katongo stated.

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