Two die in Zambian Royal Africa bus accident

Two die in Zambian Royal Africa bus accident PIC: FILE
Two die in Zambian Royal Africa bus accident PIC: FILE

FRANCISTOWN: Tonota police are investigating a fatal accident involving a Zambian Royal Africa bus heading to South Africa that claimed the lives of two people yesterday.

Tonota Police Station commander, Superintendent Oteng Ngada said the fatal accident happened at around 5am.

He revealed that the accident took place between Tonota and Foley villages. Ngada said the Royal Africa bus was travelling from Zambia to Johannesburg.

He stated that there was a collision between the bus and a horse and trailer truck resulting in the fatalities.


Ngada said yesterday: “...Investigations are still ongoing. I can only confirm that we have two dead people and others who sustained major injuries. I will share more information after we are done at the scene.”

Unconfirmed reports are that nine Zambians are in critical condition as most of the passengers were rushed to Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital while others received treatment at local clinics.

Editor's Comment
What about employees in private sector?

How can this be achieved when there already is little care about the working conditions of those within the private sector employ?For a long time, private sector employees have been neglected by their employers, not because they cannot do better to care for them, but because they take advantage of government's laxity when it comes to protecting and advocating for public sector employees, giving the cue to employers within the private sector...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up