Bus Accident Death Toll Rises to 5

The number of deaths recorded in the Mumbwa Road bus accident recorded on Saturday has risen to five, according to the Road Transport and Safety Agency.

RTSA has said its preliminary investigations into the accident revealed that the driver of the bus was driving at excessive speed.

“It was further established that the bus was overloaded with excess passengers.  The driver lost control of the said motor vehicle, hit into a tree and overturned. Five fatalites were recorded – two females and one male who sustained fatal injuries died on the spot while one male and one female died upon arrival at the Mwembeshi Rural Health Centre,” stated RTSA. “Other passengers who sustained serious injuries were all…rushed to the University Teaching Hospital UTH.”


  1. Briangboy

    Its very SAD to the family and friends may God be with the family in this trying times

  2. rick

    So why doesnt RTSA set up speed cameras on all the Majour high ways? That’s where the accidents happen.

  3. Dr-Math-An-I

    RTSA employees are not paid for a month now. They have no money to install cameras on highways, they will be stolen by hungry villagers

  4. Hicks

    mmmm bad news

  5. Chinda Alfred

    Too bad my people from my home area. God be with you in this trying moments.

  6. Lama

    Some deaths can be avoided but these drivers they that ecsses speed is to know how to drive

  7. muntungwa

    Very sad indeed.

  8. Son of the soil

    Regret! MTSRIP

  9. francis mulofwa

    sad news

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