37 people are feared dead after a Harare bound Pfochez bus burst its front tyre and encroached into the lane of an oncoming Sprinter leading to a disastrous crash.The accident was confirmed by Kwekwe General hospital authorities. A staffer told ZimEye the institution was this afternoon battling with inquiries and the police has since documented the full list of the deceased.
Without disclosing the exact number of the dead, they referred relatives to contact Kwekwe Police for assistance.The bus after crashing with the Sprinter, veered off the road into the bush on the right side of the road and landed on its left side.
The wreckage of the Sprinter without its roof was left about 15 metres away from the tarmac.
Bodies of deceased and the injured ones were strewn at the scene “all over the place,” as described by a witness.The injured ones were rushed to Kwekwe Gen Hospital.
The road patch is the same stretch which claimed 7 lives last year involving a head on collision of a Honda Fit and a B1800 pickup.