Petauke accident kills 2, injures 4

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TWO people have died on the spot while four others have sustained injuries after a road accident in Petauke District of Eastern Province yesterday.

Eastern Province Police Commissioner Luckson Sakala says the accident occurred around 10:40 hours at Msumbazi bridge in Petauke District along the Great East Road.

Sakala told Breeze FM News that involved was a truck and trailer, property of Ally and Sons Company, which was being driven by Binwell Banda aged 26 of Old Jim Township in Chipata and was carrying five passengers.

He explains that the driver and three others who sustained injuries are admitted at Minga Mission Hospital.

Sakala says the accident happened when the driver lost control of his vehicle and careered off the road to the left side where he overturned.

He says the bodies of the two PEOPLES who died have been deposited at Petauke District Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem while the vehicle was extensively damaged.

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