Four people died on the spot while several others were injured on Tuesday evening 32 km after Masvingo along the Beitbridge road when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in was involved in an accident.
Masvingo Acting Police Spokesperson Assistant Inspector Dewa confirmed the incident and revealed the injured were ferried to Masvingo Provincial Hospital.
Details of the cause of the accident are still sketchy as police are still carrying out investigations.
However, according to eye witnesses, the commuter omnibus driver lost control of the vehicle after a tyre burst, resulting in the vehicle veering off the road.
The Toyota Hiace is said to have been travelling from Masvingo towards Beitbridge.
The deceased were taken to Masvingo Provincial Hospital mortuary.