Police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi

The Zimbabwe Republic Police say a total of 146 accidents which claimed 13 lives have been recorded between 12 and 14 August, amid calls for motorists to be cautious on the roads.

The motoring public have been called upon to exercise extreme caution on the roads to avoid loss of life as the number of accidents continues to increase this Heroes Holiday.

The figure is a sharp rise compared to the 5 deaths recorded during the same period last year.

Police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said police is concerned with the road carnages and will continue to impound unroadworthy vehicles.

He implored passengers, commuter omnibus owners and operators and the general public to observe road rules and regulations.