BUTTYSON KANDIMBA, Solwezi
A 52-YEAR-OLD man of Chipene village in Mansa has died while eight others, among them the driver, were injured after the driver of the truck they
were travelling on lost control causing it to overturn on the Solwezi-Kipushi road.
North-Western Province commissioner of police Auxensio Daka said in an interview yesterday that the accident happened on Thursday around 12:30 hours at Kyabanya village in Kyafukuma area.
He identified the dead man as Charles Musamba.
Mr Daka said the accident happened after Frederick Mushota, 51, of Soweto Township in Chingola lost control of the unregistered truck as he was descending due to failure of the brakes.
“The deceased sustained suspected internal injuries and died on the spot,” he said.
Mr Daka said all the injured are admitted to Solwezi General Hospital.