We received a report of a Fatal Road Traffic Accident which occurred today at about 01:50 AM hours along Kitwe – Ndola dual carriageway. Involving was a lone Mitsubish Pajero registration No. ACZ 7146 which was extensively damaged and was driven by Lombe Mulenga Francis 38 yrs of House No. 22 Mwasumina road Itawa Ndola who sustained head and multiple body injuries and died on the spot. Also involved were three female passengers namely:
(1) Masiku Nawa 25 yrs of age, of House No. 3186 Macha road in Ndola who sustained multiple body injuries and died on the spot.
(2) Christine Chiteta 26 years of age of House No. 69 Mwasumina crescent, Itawa, Ndola. Who sustained multiple body injuries and died on the spot
(3) Ngosa Patricia Chilufya aged 30 yrs of House No. 49 Tanzania road Northrise Ndola who sustained multiple body injuries and died on the spot.
The accident happened when the vehicle was being driven along the said road from West to East direction and in the process careered off the road and went to hit into a tree and overturned due to excessive speed. The bodies of the four deceased persons are in Ndola Central Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.