A TWENTY-year old girl of Nchelenge district has died after a truck bashed a motorbike she and four others were riding on Sunday.
Acting Police spokesperson Danny Mwale identified the victim as Kunda Kalasa in a statement to #Kalemba.
Mwale explained that the accident happened when the motor bike that Kalasa was travelling on with four others was hit by a Hino truck registration number BAE 6017 property of senior Chief Puta between Nchelenge and Chienge districts at Fwangeni Village.
He said the driver of the truck, Felix Mwamba aged 42 misjudged clearance distance and hit an unregistered motor bike with five pillions on it including the deceased.
Mwale said the driver of the truck had since been charged with Causing Death by Dangerous Driving.
“The rider of the motor bike identified as Evans Musonda age not known, Abel Mpundu aged 20, Justine Kapambwe and a three year old child identified as Rabecca Kapambwe are admitted to Nchelenge District hospital were they are receiving treatment.
The Hino truck had no damages while the motor bike was extensively damaged,” said Mwale.