accident 02-01-11.jpgPolice in Masvingo have established names of eight people who were killed in the Ngundu road accident, near Masvingo. 

Police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Oliver Mandipaka said three of the people have been identified as Naison Dunatuna ,the busdriver aged (31) of Number 1689 Zengeza 4 in Chitungwiza, Mudimbe Tafadzwa (33) of Mutawo Forest in Mvuma and Barbra Mlambo (24) of Number 1605  Engineering Section Highfields ,Harare.He said the names of the other five are still being withheld until their next of kin are officially advised.

He however said three women and a man are yet to be identified.

The accident involved a head-on collision between a bus and a haulage truck which killed eleven on the spot.

One person died on admission to hospital while 34 were injured.

Meanwhile Cde Nicholas Goche said his ministry will provide financial support to the tune of US$ 375 dollars to each of the bereaved families to cover funeral expenses.

Cde Goche called on  public transporters to exercise caution to ensure the country’s roads are safe.