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8 Killed, 31 Critically Injured In ZUPCO, Tanker Collision

8 Killed, 31 Critically Injured In ZUPCO, Tanker Collision

Eight (8) people were killed while thirty-one (31) others were critically injured in a road traffic accident that occurred along the Harare-Bulawayo Road in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the fatal accident which involved a Zimbabwe United Passengers bus and a tanker occurred at the 168km peg along the Harare-Bulawayo Road between 12 AM and 1 AM.

The bus and the tanker collided resulting in the death of eight people and injuries to 31 others who were ferried to Kadoma General Hospital. ZRP posted on Twitter:

The ZRP reports the death of 8 people in a fatal RTA which occurred at the 168km peg along Harare-Bulawayo Road between 12 midnight and 1 am when a ZUPCO bus had a collision with a tanker.

Thirty-one (31) people were critically injured and are admitted at Kadoma General Hospital. More details to follow.

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15 Comments

Dion best 6 months ago

May God be with us


Sponono 6 months ago

My hearty condolences to the families of the deceased. You are in our thoughts during this time of your bereavement. To the injured fellow countrymen and country women, I wish you all speedy recovery processes.


Elizabeth Kamupanyiyamakunya 6 months ago

Inguva yakwana haisi njodzi 😭


General 6 months ago

It seems some of u don't know anything about transport industry...are you not used to night travels?So u think all buses during the day??
City to city depart at different times..


Dr moyo 6 months ago

The Bus was from Plumtree to Harare, hama dzangu two dzange dziri muBhazi


Chief 6 months ago

I'm deeply sorry my dear friend. God will intervene

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Doug 6 months ago

Thursday morning? Last week or tomorrow?


Kkkkk 6 months ago

Other organisations are immune to lockdown regulations, aren't there roadblocks along Hre-Byo road, 1am....


MuGrade 2 6 months ago

Every bus company ayivinjwa yilockdown.. ask all bus companies with night buses.

Godfrey Pedzai 6 months ago

Yatova Thursday here zvanhasi kana kuti i Wednesday nhasi please editor tipeiwo clarification or ndarasika hangu ndini


Gabadela 6 months ago

Sad news indeed. But then again,at 0100hrs where was this bus going defying the lockdown curfew regulations?🤔🤔


MuGrade 2 6 months ago

Long distance buses don't have curfew...very impossible to have curfew..LD buses depart at different hours of e day...

D Mz 6 months ago

Painful, to the survivors wsh u a quick recovery


Dj Tune vybs 6 months ago

Sad news, may their souls RIP and we thank God for those survived


TT 6 months ago

Sad.May their soul rest in people,and a speedy recovery for those injured



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