ZIMRA bus in horrifying accident...4 confirmed dead
According to a statement issued by the Revenue Authority, the accident happened near Corona Shops along the Masvingo Road, approximately 90km from Harare.
"It is with a heavy heart that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) wishes to confirm that a ZIMRA bus carrying members of staff coming from Beitbridge to Harare was yesterday, Tuesday 19 April 2022, involved in a road accident The accident happened at around 1800hrs. The accident resulted in the loss of lives and injuries." ZIMRA said in a statement.
Harare Fire Brigade failing to drive past Mbudzi Traffic Circle to attend to an accident at Watyoka/52 turnoff. Motorists not opening access to an emergency.— City of Harare (@cohsunshinecity) April 19, 2022
The authority added that it is working with the relevant authorities to assist affected staff members.
In a twet on Wednesday the Zimbabwe Revenue and Allied Workers Trade Union (ZIMRATU) said, "We are saddened by the loss of lives and injuries of our ZIMRA members in a road accident near Corona Shops along Masvingo-Harare Highway. They were traveling from Beitbridge to Harare on 19 April 2022."
Breaking : We are saddened by the loss of lives and injuries of our @Zimra_11 members in a road accident near Corona Shops along Masvingo-Harare Highway. They were traveling from Beitbridge to Harare on 19 April 2022. MTDSRIEP! @ZctuZimbabwe— ZIMRATU-Stronger Together! (@zimratu) April 20, 2022
More details regarding the accident are still being investigated.