Eight people killed, 31 Critically Injured in bus, fuel tanker collision

Eight people killed, 31 Critically Injured in bus, fuel tanker collision

Eight (8) people were killed while thirty-one (31) others were critically injured in a road traffic accident that occurred along the Harare-Bulawayo Road in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the fatal accident which involved a Zimbabwe United Passengers bus and a tanker occurred at the 168km peg along the Harare-Bulawayo Road between 12 AM and 1 AM.

The bus and the tanker collided resulting in the death of eight people and injuries to 31 others who were ferried to Kadoma General Hospital. ZRP posted on Twitter:

The ZRP reports the death of 8 people in a fatal RTA which occurred at the 168km peg along Harare-Bulawayo Road between 12 midnight and 1 am when a ZUPCO bus had a collision with a tanker.

Thirty-one (31) people were critically injured and are admitted at Kadoma General Hospital.

More details to follow.