A Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (ZUPCO) bus overturned near Mushagashe in Masvingo on Monday morning when its driver allegedly attempted to overtake a small vehicle that was also trying to overtake an Inter-Africa bus.
The small vehicle was sandwiched between the two busses racing in road lanes meant for just two vehicles.
The busses were reportedly racing for passengers at Mushagashe. The small vehicle did not stop after the accident occurred.
Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) spokesperson in Masvingo Province Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the incident to The Mirror.
The publication reported sources as saying there were no serious injuries following the incident.
Passengers who sustained minor injuries were rushed to Masvingo Provincial Hospital. Said the source:
The ZUPCO bus driver was speeding and he tried to overtake at the same time the small vehicle was also attempting to overtake the Inter Africa bus.