Road accident injures 50

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power tool coach-image ZNBC website

Fifty people have sustained injuries after the Power Tools Bus they were on over turned on the Great North Road in Chibombo District around midnight.

The injured who include the driver were taken to Liteta Mission Hospital while 8 others have been transferred to the University Teaching Hospital for special treatment.

And Zambia Police spokesperson Charity Chanda has told ZNBC news that preliminary investigations show that the driver was over speeding.

Mrs. Chanda said the bus had 60 passengers on board.

Meanwhile, Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde has described the condition of the 8 Liteta accidents victims admitted to the University Teaching Hospital as stable.

Dr. Kasonde who visited the accident victims at UTH this morning said it is very sad for the country to continue loosing lives due to road accidents.-ZNBC

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