Tuesday , June 28 2022

4 dead in the accident at Chegutu – Radio Nehanda


Through the blessings of Chidakwa

Four men died, three of them on the spot, when a Toyota Allion traveled to the corner of the Mupfure Bridge near Chegutu and landed under the bridge.

Mupfure Bridge near Chegutu
Mupfure Bridge near Chegutu

The accident occurred around 2 pm, about 11 kilometers from Chegutu along the Harare-Bulawayo motorway.

Chegutu Police Inspector (Crime) Shepherd Madungwe confirmed the accident.

"Three people died at the Mupfure Bridge on the spot around 1400, while the other died at admission to a Chegutu hospital," he said.

"A fifth person was injured.

"Toyota Allion came from Harare and, approaching the Mupfure River, the driver tried to overcome, but at the middle of the bridge he decided to return to his belt and crash into the pillars, resulting in the vehicle landed under the bridge.

Supt Madungwe said a truck coming from Bulawayo tried to avoid a head-collision with Toyota Allion and overturned, blocking the road and causing crowded hours.

Chengutu, the head of the fire officer, Mr Benaiah Manyara, said they had been able to clean up the wrecks by 19:00. The Herald

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