12 injured in Blantyre’s Kenyata drive road accident

By Chisomo Phiri

Twelve people  have suffered various degrees of injuries following a road accident that happened along Kenyatta drive at Kanjedza in Limbe on Tuesday.

According to Sergeant Aubrey Singanyama Public Relations Officer (PRO) for
Limbe Police Station,Leonard Jawadi, 37, was driving a Toyota Hiace minibus with registration number KK10693.

The driver lost control of the vehicle while driving from Kanjedza roundabout heading towards Kwacha roundabout.

“Upon arrival at Kanjedza Puma Filling station, he veered into the wrong lane and collided with a Toyota Corolla Saloon with registration number BS 1017.

“The impact caused the  minibus to swerve back into it’s s lane and hit another Toyota Hiace minibus with registration number MJ 5318, which was also heading in the same direction.

“As a result, twelve people were injured. They were taken to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital for treatment, where ten were treated as outpatients and two were admitted,” says Singanyama.

He says Jawadi who comes from Kabango village in Blantyre district, will be charged with reckless driving Contrary to Section 126 of the Road Traffic Act.

Meanwhile,  Police in the area  are urging all road users to obey traffic signs and regulations and avoid speeding.