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Mabvuku road accident claims five

Tragedy struck in Mabvuku when a truck collided with a commuter omnibus leaving five people dead.

The road traffic accident happened at  Donnybrook Road, Chizhanje area, Mabvuku, yesterday evening.

Also Read: 18 Mutero High School Students In Accident

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has finally confirmed the tragic incident on their official social media handle.

According to a police statement, a lorry was involved in a head-on collision with a commuter omnibus. Subsequently, another commuter omnibus also rammed onto the back of the first commuter omnibus.

Unfortunately, five people died on the spot while several others were injured.

The tragic accident has got social media buzzing with mixed reactions. Netizens passed their condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in the accident. Some social media users have however come out to blame commuter omnibus drivers for reckless driving.

Here are some of the reactions;


So saddening. May the departed souls rest in eternal peace


For how long are we going to allow this. Honestly it has become a norm to drive on the opposite lane

@Felistus Nkomo

Reckless driving , indisciplined drivers and competition for passengers is the cause of 75% road accidents in our country! Very saddening

@Diana Melissa Marowa;

Sad news indeed . My deepest condolences. May the Almighty comfort their families during this very difficult time 🙏

@Caroline Ndlovu;

Commuter omnibus drivers are now a danger to the society. This is very bad can the government do something cause about these drivers cause hmm what they are doing in the road is uncalled for

@Kelvin Mwanza;

Orderless no one has faced criminal charges for speeding or reckless driving in Zimbabwe that is why combi drivers they drive like it’s formula 1 or trying to be Max Verstappen.

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