An eight month old baby killed in a fatal road traffic accident on Chipata-Katete road.

An eight month old baby has died in a fatal road traffic accident after sustaining head injuries.
Provincial Police Commissioner, Grace Chipalila, says that the accident happened around 10hours on Saturday, when the driver of a Toyota Corolla, Given Sakala, 23, whilst driving from Chipata to Katete, hit into two female juveniles with the baby, Precious Nkhoma who was on the back.
The Police Commissioner says that the driver, escaped unhurt, although the two juveniles, Elizabeth Banda and Elizabeth Nkhoma who were walking on the left side of the road when hit by the car, were rushed to St Francis Hospital where they are recovering.
And Ms. Chipalila added that an accident involving a cyclist occurred in Lundazi town centre over the weekend, which led to the death of a male adult identified as Nchima.
She expressed concern over the high number of road traffic accidents involving cyclists.
Ms. Chipalila says that the police in the province will soon launch an exercise which will help curb the number of accidents involving cyclists.

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