Four die in A1 Highway head-on collision

A1 road at Dibete Village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
A1 road at Dibete Village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Four people, three Zimbabwean nationals and a Motswana, lost their lives in a head-on collision that happened about 10 kilometres north of Dibete village on Saturday morning.

The accident, which involved a Toyota Vits and an Audi A3, occurred at around 6:00am near Kgorwana Lands. In an interview, Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku said one car had four people onboard including the driver, all Zimbabwean nationals, while the other vehicle had three people, all Batswana.

“Both drivers, a 55-year-old Zimbabwean man who is a resident of Old Naledi in Gaborone and a 29-year-old Motswana man of Molema ward, Matlhakola village were killed in this mishap along with two Zimbabwean passengers,” he told The Monitor. “The passengers are all women aged between 28 and 58 who are residents of Old Naledi and Block 10, Gaborone respectively.” Ranku stated that the other three passengers escaped death by a whisker and are currently fighting for their lives at a Mahalapye hospital after sustaining serious injuries.

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