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Joburg - Zimbabwe bus accident kills 6, injures 37

by Staff reporter
29 May 2013 at 18:09hrs | Views
Six people died and 37 others were injured when a Pioneer bus ran into a herd of cattle and landed on its side at the 237km peg along the Beitbridge-Masvingo highway.

ZRP Officer Commanding Beitbridge, Chief Superintendent Lawrence Chinhengo confirmed the accident, saying the bus, which had 55 people on board, was coming from Johannesburg.

He said the bus driver, who was speeding, lost control of the vehicle after hitting one of the cows and the bus landed on its side, killing five women on the spot and the bus conductor.

The injured passengers were taken to Beitbridge District Hospital.

Chief Superintendent Chinhengo urged motorists to exercise extreme caution on the roads to avoid accidents.

Source - zbc