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1 dead with 5 injured in accident in Mazabuka District

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Esther Katongo
One person has died while five others have sustained injuries in an accident which occurred yesterday in Mazabuka District of Southern Province.
The accident happened at Sikalozya farm area of about 20 Kilometers north of Mazabuka town.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said involved was a Toyota Prado Landcruiser registration number BAP 9705 which was being driven by Tabo Mwananyambe aged 21 of Lusaka’s Libala Township.
She said the accident happened when the driver upon reaching the said point lost control of the motor vehicle due to excessive speed, careered off the road to the left and overturned. A still born baby discovered after being dumped at a farm in Lusaka's Ibex Hill area
“After the accident, one unknown male adult passenger sustained fatal head injuries and died upon reaching the Mazabuka Hospital while five other passengers among them a two year-old female juvenile sustained slight injuries and all were taken to Mazabuka General Hospital whilst the body of the deceased is in the same hospital mortuary awaiting identification and postmortem,” Mrs Katongo said.
Source: Lusaka Times