Four people died on the spot when a vehicle they were travelling in collided head on with a haulage truck that was travelling in the opposite direction.

The accident occurred on the 393 kilometre peg along Bulawayo-Harare highway, near Fort Rixon this morning.

In a statement, police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said the four were travelling in a Botswana registered vehicle.

The driver of the haulage truck and his passenger were injured and were taken to hospital.