FOUR members of the same family of Mufulira have died on the spot while their relative escaped unhurt after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned at a place called Philip in Shiwang’andu .
The four, Priscilla Mutale, Matilda Nkwale, Katongo Nkwale and Leonard Nkwale, died on the spot after their Mitsubishi Pajero overturned about 14kms north of Shiwang’andu.
Muchinga Province commissioner of police Auxensio Daka said in an interview from Chinsali that the accident happened on Tuesday around 05:20 hours. The family was travelling from Mufulira to attend a funeral at Mulanga Mission in Shiwang’andu.
Mr Daka said the driver, Kenny Hamoonga, 57, lost control of the vehicle and it overturned.
The name of the person who escaped unhurt is unknown.