Bus accident outside Masvingo kills 6 and dozens injured

Six people are reported to have died following a head on collision between Inter Africa bus from Bulawayo to Mutare and a 10 tonne UD truck.

The accident happened at around 5AM, about 15km out of Masvingo on the Bulawayo highway.

Among the dead were the bus driver, his conductor and the truck driver.

Horror … A man and a woman study the wreck of the Nissan UD truck with its driver dead at the steering wheel

Masvingo police did not respond when asked to comment on the accident.

Witnesses described seeing six dead bodies. The injured were ferried to Masvingo General Hospital.

For the past four years the Inter Africa bus has been involved in deadly accidents that claimed many lives. Sources said the buses belong to Mhunga who rebranded after allegedly running into some operational challenges.

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