Man dies in Mzimba hit and run road accident


Police in Mzimba have launched investigations in order to arrest the driver of the motor vehicle which was involved in a hit and run fatal road accident during the wee hours of Friday, May 20, 2022, near Ras Bulukutu in the district.

The deceased has been identified as Isaac Zimbiri who hailed from Mulanje but full details not known. It is believed that the young man came to Mzimba to look for peace work.

It has been established that Zimbiri was hit by unknown motor vehicle which was coming from Jenda heading Chikangawa direction along Mzimba – Kasungu M1road.

Upon arrival at Ras Burukutu the unknown driver hit a pedestrian (Isaac Zimbiri) who was walking on the near side of the road.

Due to the impact Zimbiri sustained severe head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. The body is being kept at Mzimba District Hospital Mortuary.

Police therefore appeals to members of the general public to share them with information which may lead to the arrest of the driver.

They further seek information from well wishers that may assist them in identifying the deceased by reporting at Mzimba Police Station or Mzimba District Hospital or any other nearest Police Station.

All road users are reminded to report to police if involved in any road accident.

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