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7 accident victims named

by Staff reporter
11 May 2017 at 06:50hrs | Views
Police have named seven people who died recently when vehicles they were travelling in were involved in separate road accidents in Kwekwe and Banket on Sunday and Monday, respectively.

In a statement, police chief spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said seven people died in an accident involving a DAF CF lorry, a Nissan Caravan and an ox-drawn scotch cart on Sunday.

The accident occurred at the 37km peg along Kwekwe-Gokwe Road near Summerview Mine. Police identified five of the seven victims as:

Talent Gwazani (28),

Lucia Takawira (32),

Ashley Guta (9), all from Zhombe, and

Tafadzwa Shambo (9) and

Moreme Mkhosana (20), from Kwekwe.

"The ZRP would like to urge members of the public who are missing their relatives to go to Kwekwe General Hospital mortuary to assist in the identification of the remaining two bodies," Snr Asst Comm Charamba said.

She urged motorists to be observant and cautious on the roads to avoid unnecessary loss of lives as a result of accidents. "Members of the public should desist from using ox-drawn carts on highways, especially at night when visibility is poor. Scotch carts should have reflectors so as to avoid accidents," she said.

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Source - the herald