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Transport Minister Speaks On Harare-Mutare Highway Accident

Transport Minister Speaks On Harare-Mutare Highway Accident

The Traffic Safety Council Of Zimbabwe has issued a statement with regards to the accident that happened around 1700hrs on 24 December 2021 in Mutare. Police sources say four people died in the accident. Reads in parrt the TSCZ statement:

A Beta bus allegedly encroached into the lane of an oncoming fuel tanker at the 242km peg on the Harare – Mutare Road at or around 1700hrs on 24 December 2021.

The driver of the fuel tanker died in the inferno. Two bodies have so far been recovered from the bus wreckage.

Fifty- four (54) people have been admitted with injuries sustained while fleeing the fire. – TSCZ

Below is the statement from the Minister Of Transport and Infrastructural development Cde Felix T Mhona on the same accident…

Maswera sei vadikani. [Greetings beloved people]

Chokwadi tiri panguva yekurwadziwa. We’re in difficult times] Tirimubishi rekunyatsotsvakiridza kuti zvakamira sei panjodzi yatiwira iyi kuburikidza nebandiko redu reTraffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe ne ZRP. [Our department TSCZ in conjuction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police are investigating the accident.]

Ndinoti kunyangwe tikarasikirwa ne hupenyu hwemunhu mumwe chete zvinongotirwadza nekuti hupenyu hwakatikoshera. [It’s painful to lose even one person because life is precious.]

Ndaikumbira parizvino timirire kuzonyatsonzwa zvaitika nenzira iripamutemo. Ndoshuvira kupodzwa marwadzo kwe avo vakuvara nekunyaradzwa kwevose vane hama dzingadai dzatisiya patsaona iyi. [Let’s wait for official communication on the accident. My condolences to the bereaved families.]

Ndokuridzira vatyairi vose zvakare kukoshesa hupenyu pakufamba mumigwagwa. [I urge drivers to value the sanctity of life].

Ndatenda [Thank you]

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4 Comments

Mr Bush 6 months ago

Pliz Mwari pindirai ngavazorore murugare I think it's high time government must introduce mandatory speed 80km/hr for the buses


Fortune Mubuso 6 months ago

Bhazi ranga risiri overspeeding, chidhakwa chine nyasha dzacho chakonzeresa.

Under normal circumstances, munhu hwani was supposed to be sacrificed, po savhwa vakawanda

Mister 6 months ago

Kurarama inyasha


Gogodera 6 months ago

May thier soul rest in peace



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