17 killed in Zambia road accident

Lusaka (Zambia), Sep 12 (IANS) At least 17 people died here on Saturday when a truck rammed into a public minibus, police said.

The dead included 13 males, three females and a small boy, Xinhua reported.

Lusaka Province Police Commissioner Charity Katanga said the accident occurred when the driver of the truck lost control while over speeding and rammed into the stationary minibus.

She said two passengers from the bus sustained serious injuries and were rushed to a local hospital.

Eyewitnesses told local media that the driver of the truck attempted to flee but was apprehended by locals.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply