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Tragedy Strikes: 5 Dead, 13 Injured in Horrific Road Accident

Tragedy struck on the Harare-Bindura Road yesterday afternoon as a grisly multi-vehicle collision claimed the lives of 5 people and 13 others injured.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed the fatal accident, which occurred at the 37 kilometer marker along the major highway.

According to police, a commuter minibus (known locally as a “kombi”) carrying 18 passengers collided head-on with a large Man truck that had 3 occupants. The impact of the crash caused the kombi to then sideswipe a Toyota Belta with 3 people inside.

Police shared the details of the sad incident on their X handle. “The ZRP confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred this afternoon on 18/06/24 at the 37 kilometre peg along Harare-Bindura Road.

“Five people were killed whilst 13 others were injured when a kombi carrying 18 passengers was involved in a head on collision with a Man truck with three passengers on board.

“Subsequently, the kombi side swiped with a Toyota Belta vehicle with three passengers on board. The bodies of the victims were taken to Concession Hospital mortuary for post mortem whilst the injured are admitted at the same hospital. More details to be released on 19/06/24,” reads the statement.

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