Police have identified two of the nine people killed in a traffic accident that occurred on Monday along the Harare- Wedza highway near Dema police station in Mashonaland East province.

Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said those identified are the driver, Nemonic Ganganje (26), of Kuwadzana Extension in Harare and Coleen Mutsetsiwa (28) of Chakadenga Village, Chief Neguwo, Marondera.

Six people died on the spot when a Harare-bound commuter omnibus they were travelling in hit a stationery truck and two others died on admission at Chitungwiza hospital while the third victim died later.