A 54 year -old -man has died while his 50 year old wife is battling for her dear life in Kasama General Hospital after the vehicle they were travelling in got involved in a road traffic accident along Mubanga Chipoya road in Kasama.
Northern Province Police Commissioner Mukuka Chewe confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Kasama today.
Mr. Chewe said the accident occurred over the weekend around 20: hours in Kasama District.
The police Commissioner named the diseased as Newton Sinyangwe 54 an accountant at Northern Provincial Administration office and his severely injured wife Fridah Gondwe who is still admitted to the Hospital.
Mr. Chewe revealed that the accident happened when a Toyota Prado registration number ABT 3222 driven by a 21 year old Mungala Ngandu tried to overtake and hit into the a canter registration number ABP 468 which was being driven by the deceased.
He said Mr. Sinyangwe and his wife were rushed to the Hospital where he later died.
The police commissioner has since described the condition of Fridah Gondwe as stable but critical.
Mr. Chewe also revealed that the 21 year old Mungala Ngandu who caused the accident has been arrested and he will appear in court soon.