Tuta road accident claims one life
Samfya,17 April, 2013, ZANIS—One person has died while Seven
others including a female escaped with injuries after they were involved in a traffic accident
along Tuta road around Mupita area near the Samfya-Milenge road
Milenge District Commissioner Mumba Mushitu in the company of his
Samfya counterpart Royd Chakaba confirmed the development.
The accident involved a Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Toyota
Landcruiser carrying eight passengers mostly government employees who were travelling to Milenge district .
Milenge DC Mumba Mushitu told ZANIS in Samfya that a female student
from southern province going back home to Milenge for holiday was
pronounced dead upon arrival after being rushed to Samfya for medical
And Samfya DC Royd Chakaba said the remaining passengers from the
vehicle which are receiving treatment at Samfya stage two clinic.
The other passengers were six males.
Mr. Chakaba described the condition of the surviving female passenger as critical.