The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has disclosed 15 names of the 22 who p3rished in the devastating road accident on Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road. The accident occurred on 14 November 2023. Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, the police national spokesperson, provided an update, revealing that 15 victims have been identified, while seven remain unnamed pending identification by their relatives.
The police statement that was released read:
UPDATE ON FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AT THE 27-KILOMETRE PEG ALONG BULAWAYO-BEITBRIDGE ROAD
The Zimbabwe Republic Police releases the names of 15 of the 22 victims who were k!lled in a road traffic accident which occurred on 14th November 2023 at the 27 Kilometre peg along Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road when a Toyota Quantum motor vehicle with 21 passengers on board was involved in a head-on collision with a DAF truck with one passenger on board.
Gone Too Soon: Identified Victims
Brian Phiri (44), a male adult of Ndiweni Village, Kezi
Sadam Maenzane (31), a male adult Old Magwegwe, Bulawayo
Kifi Sphandla (48), a male adult of Nkulumane 5, Bulawayo
Tobias Ncube (36), a male adult of Mbundane, Bulawayo
Mehluli Sibanda (39), a male adult of Mpopoma, Bulawayo
Gilbert Nyoni (45), a male adult of Entumbani, Bulawayo
Ntuntuko Mpofu (33), a male adult of Emganwini, Bulawayo
Kylene Ndlovu (2 years), an infant of Njube, Bulawayo
Vongai Tshuma (36), a female adult of Njube, Bulawayo
Jennifer Ndlovu (42), a female adult of New Mangwegwe, Bulawayo
Sibonginkosi Ndlovu (42), of K West, Summerton, Bulawayo
Ruth Mawonidze (33), a female adult of Nketa 9, Bulawayo
Aldrean Ndlalambi (46), a male adult of Mkoba 16, Gweru
Noah Haurambwe (40), a male adult of Pumula, Bulawayo
Dumoluhle Ndlovu (36), a male adult of Luveve 5, Bulawayo
A Toyota Quantum had a head-on collision with a DAF truck at the 27km peg along the Bulawayo-Beitbridge. A man who lived close to the accident scene shared that he heard a loud bang and screams around 10 pm. He rushed to the scene and saw the Quantum was on its roof. Only one person was screaming, and the others were already dead.