Another Police officer dies after being hit by a car

In what appears to be an increase in the number of Police officers getting injured or dying due to being hit by cars, another officer based at Mbulumbuzi Police Unit in Chiradzulu has became the latest victim. Hedied after being hit by a motor vehicle on Tuesday night.

Chiradzulu Police Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Innocent Moses has confirmed that the accident occurred around 6pm close to a place called Gogo Kalonga Bottle store near Nyungwe Primary school along the John Chilembwe highway.Moses has identified the deceased as Sub-Inspector McDonald Wellemu of Traditional Authority Changata in Thyolo District.

The Police publicist added that after being hit by the vehicle, the Wellemu sustained severe head injuries and multiple fractures on his left leg and his left arm before being pronounced dead upon arrival at Namadzi Health Centre