By Staff Reporter
Police say four people died in a fatal road traffic accident on Tuesday in the evening at the 222 kilometre peg along the Harare- Masvingo highway near Chaka business centre in Mvuma.
In a statement ,Police Spokesperson, Chief Superitendant Paul Nyathi said the accident occurred after a male adult who was driving a Toyota wish vehicle overtook in front of oncoming traffic resulting in a head on collision with the driver of a Toyota corolla who was travelling to Harare.
The driver of the Toyota wish fled soon after the accident.
Chief Superintendant Nyathi said as a result of the accident, one person died on the spot and three others on admission to Muonde District hospital .
Meanwhile, the deceased have been identified as: Mushonyi Remupi, a male adult from Battlefields.
Kisa Moyo, (75) a male adult of Matione village , Chief Nyamakonde, Mberengwa, Sabvure George, with no particulars and Sefu Ishmael, (43) a male adult.
Chief Superitendant Paul Nyathi urged motorists to exercise caution on the roads and to ensure that the road ahead is clear before overtaking.