• THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED ON THE SPOT LEAVING SEVERAL OTHERS INJURED AFTER A LUSAKA-MPULUNGU BOUND POWER TOOLS BUS OVERTURNED ALONG THE MPIKA-KASAMA ROAD.
The Lusaka-Mpulungu bound Power Tools Bus, a Scania Irizar bus bearing registration number ACK 143 that hit into a pothole and overturned along the Mpika-Kasama road on 27th February, 2015 killing three on the spot.
The accident happened near the Shiwang’andu turn-off about 45 kilometers away from Mpika Boma in the early hours of 27th February, 2015 around 02:30 hours when the SCANIA IRIZAR bus bearing registration number ACK 143 hit into a pothole and overturned.
The bus driver Jeremiah Banda of Chingola, his conductor Lenard Chanda and unknown male adult passenger died on the spot.
15 passengers are admitted at Kasama General Hospital while 9 are admitted at Chilonga Mission Hospital in Mpika.
And an eye witness Joe Lukonde narrates the ordeal.