Two people have died on the spot along Los Angles in an accident involving three motor vehicles an Isuzu Double Cub Registration Number ALP 8521, a Toyota Noah Registration number ALP 7477 and a Toyota Regius Registration number ALD 3975.
Police acting Spokesperson Esther Mwaata-Katongo says the accident happened yesterday occurred on around 17:40 hours along Los Angles Boulevard opposite Lusaka Golf Club.
Ms Katongo says the deceased have been identified as Fred Chembo aged 51 of unknown house number in Mtendere Compound and the other one as John Mwila Musonda aged 32 of unknown house Number in Lusaka West.
She narrates that the accident happened when John Mwila Musonda aged 32 of Lusaka west, driver of a Toyota Ragius registration number ALD 3975, driving towards Kabulonga Round about, lost control due to excessive speed and hit into the other two motor vehicles which were driving in the opposite direction, an Isuzu Double Cab registration number ALP 8521 which was being driven by Helen Ngandu Besa and a Toyota Noah registration ALP 7477 which was being driven by Fred Chembo aged 51 of Mtendere Compound.
Ms Katongo says the driver of the Toyota Noah, Fred Chembo died on the way to UTH while the driver of the Toyota Regius John Mwila died on the spot.
The driver of an Isuzu double Cab and a passenger on the Toyota Noah, Kasamba Chembo, 20 escaped with injuries.
The bodies of the deceased have since been deposited in U.T.H Mortuary awaiting postmortem.
In another development, a male juvenile aged eight died on the spot after he was hit by a motor vehicle Toyota Raum which was being driven by Jessy Zimba , 26 in an accident which occurred on 25th August, 2014 around 11:00 hours on Samfya – Mansa road in Mansa district. The body of the deceased is in Mansa district Hospital Mortuary.
( Tuesday 26th August 2014 )