An eight year old boy dies in road accident while being taken for treatment

An 8 year old boy of Maluza village has died on the spot while three others escaped death after an ambulance they were traveling in overturned along Lundazi -Mwase road.

Lundazi Community Medical Officer, David Zulu confirmed to Breeze News the accident, which occurred around 10 hours on Saturday.

Dr. Zulu identified the boy as George Mungula while the three survivors are Tomaida Mkandawire 51, Mathews Muyula 43 and Hilda Jere 41 all of the same village.

George was being taken to Lundazi Community Hospital from Mwase Rural Health Center to be treated for burns when the accident happened.

Dr. Zulu further indicated that the ambulance driven by Moses Sakala overturned few kilometers away from the health center.

He explained that that the accident occurred after the driver of the ambulance lost control when he was trying to avoid hitting a motorcycle rider, who was in front of him.

And Dr. Zulu says that all accident victims are out of danger and that they are likely to be discharged.

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