Pedestrian dies in Mzimba road accident


A man identified as John Chisale (full particulars not known) has died in a road accident which occured during the wee hours on Wednesday June 22, 2022 at Kazomba area in the district.

It is reported that on the said date, Edward Ngwira 40, of Kachijere village in Traditional Authority Mmbelwa in Mzimba district, was driving a motor vehicle a 15 tonne lorry from the direction of Majighasawa heading Mzimba boma along Kazomba – Mzimba M9 road.

Upon arrival at Kazomba, the driver hit Chisale who was walking along the near side lane.

Following the impact, Chisale sustained head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at Mzimba District Hospital.

The driver (Ngwira) who was on the run has been arrested.
Ngwira will appear in court soon to answer charges of;
Failing to render assistance to a victim,
Failing to report an accident to the police, and Causing death by negligence.

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