A soldier has died in a fatal road accident along Umodzi Highway in Chipata

A man has died this morning after the car he was driving was involved in a head on collision accident along the Umodzi Highway in Chipata.
Provincial Police Commissioner, Eugene Sibote confirmed to Breeze New the accident which occurred at 04:40 hours near Cross Road Lodge.
Mr. Sibote explained that the accident happened when Isaac Mulememwi aged 23, of Gonda Barracks swayed off his lane to hit an oncoming vehicle from the opposite direction.
He says that the other vehicle, a Toyota Hiace, was being driven by Friday Banda aged 37, who was coming from Malawi.
Mr. Sibote says that Mr. Banda was carrying two passengers at the time of the accident, but was the only one who sustained injuries, and has been admitted at Chipata General Hospital.
And Mr. Sibote has cautioned motorists against drinking and driving during the long weekend, stating that there will be heightened police patrols.

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