TWO people died while 16 others were injured in three separate road traffic accidents in Mashonaland Central Province on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe Republic Police Mashonaland Central Spokesperson, Inspector Milton Mundembe said the first incident occurred at around 2 pm. along the Nzvimbo-Shopo road in Chiweshe, when Sydney Matope aged 38, who was driving a silver Honda Fit encroached into the opposite lane and collided with a Nissan UD truck.
Matope sustained head injuries and died on the spot after his vehicle was dragged for about 15 metres. His body was taken to Concession Hospital for a post mortem.
Another fatal accident occurred along the Bindura-Kwenda Road at around 6 pm. when Takunda Kwenda aged 22, who was driving a Toyota Nadia ran over a pedestrian identified as 37-year-old Passmore Mulamba at Maganyani Business Centre.
Mulamba died on the spot after sustaining head injuries.