More Details Emerge On Rimbi Bus Accident

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One person died while several others were injured after a Rimbi Bus was involved in a head-on collision with a Volvo 540 motor vehicle at the 40 km peg along the Harare- Nyamapanda Road on Wednesday.

In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) identified the deceased as Tatenda Karikozhanda, 45, of Murehwa.

The ZRP further urged drivers to exercise extreme caution on the road, avoid speeding and only overtake when it is safe to do so.

Taking to its Tweeter page, the ZRP wrote:

 “The Police reports that on 20/10/21 at 0950 hrs, one person died and four others were seriously injured in a RTA when the Volvo 540 motor vehicle they were travelling in had a head on collision with a Rimbi bus which was travelling in the opposite direction towards Hre.

The RTA occured at the 40 km peg along the Hre-Nyamapanda Rd. The body of the deceased, identified as Tatenda Karikozhanda (45) of Newstands, Murewa, was referred to Murewa District Hospital for post-mortem whilst the injured were also referred to the same hospital.

Drivers are always advised to exercise extreme caution on the road, avoid speeding and overtaking when it is not safe to do so.

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