Seven people died while five others were injured in accident that occurred along the Harare- Mutare road near Nyazura yesterday.

Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident saying six people died on spot while one died on admission at Rusape General Hospital.

He said a private vehicle which had 10 people on board, travelling from Mutare towards Harare collided with a truck which had two people on board.

All the seven victims were in the private vehicle.

Police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Nyathi, who confirmed the accident urged motorists to be cautious all the time and observe road rules and regulations.

He said the police are carrying out investigations to establish the cause of the accident.