Police release names of Mwenezi accident victims

by | Nov 14, 2023 | Local News | 0 comments

Ashley Masakadza

Four of the six victims of a fatal road accident that took place  in Mwenezi along Masvingo – Beitbridge road  today have been identified by the Zimbabwe Republic Police.

Their names have since been released on their official X platform.  The story of the accident was shared today by this publication where 6 people lost their lives after a Nissan Caravan and a Mercedes truck sideswiped.

The accident reportedly happened at around 5am in the morning. By that time, the names of the victims were not yet identified as bodies where still lying on the tarmac.

The ZRP have now acquired positive identification of  four of the 6 victims from their next of kin.

“In another road traffic accident, six people were killed whilst three others were injured when a Nissan Caravan vehicle with eight passengers on board was involved in a head-on-collision with a Mercedes Benz truck along Masvingo-Beitbridge Road.


“The victims were identified by their next of kin as listed:- Kamukono Musaida (44) a female adult of Chimanimani, Blessing Rambiwa (40) a male adult of 1530 Chiredzi, Jesina Masimba (35) a female adult of Maware Village, Chiredzi and Pellagia Manase (53) a female adult of 247 Chiredzi.”


“The next of kin of the other two victims have not yet been recognized and transported to the mortuary of Masvingo Provincial Hospital for a post-mortem examination. Although the injured have been admitted to Neshuro District Hospital in Mwenezi,” reads the statement.


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