Four people perish in a road accident in Sinda district

Four people have died while seven others are admitted to Nyanje Mission Hospital after being involved in a road traffic accident in Sinda district.

Eastern Province Police Commissioner, Alex Chilufya has confirmed the accident to Breeze News.

Mr. Chilufya says the accident happened yesterday around 14 hours on the Sinda-Nyanje Hospital road.

He says the accident happened when the drive of a Nissan Elbrand Bus, which was carrying eleven passengers, lost control and overturned due to over-speeding.

The driver is among those that died on the spot in the accident.

Mr. Chilufya says the condition of seven accident survivors who are admitted to Nyanje Mission Hospital is critical.

Meanwhile reports reaching Breeze News, indicate that a fifth person who was part of the accident victims died this morning.

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