Two Malawians die in road accident in Mzimba
Two people have in the early hours of Saturday 5th September, 2020, died in a road accident at Ekwendeni Township in Mzimba.
According to reports, the two, Lucky Nkhana and Wakisa Mulenga, were driving a Toyota Saloon Registration Number BM 4412, along the M1 Road with the former as a driver and they were ferrying people who were at a wedding eve celebration.
On their way back from the celebration, they had a head on collusion with a Malawi Defense Force (MDF) TATA truck near Mzimba North District Education Manager (DEM) office.The truck had some soldiers onboard and was heading Karonga.
Due to the impact, the two had multiple head injuries and heavy loss of blood. Nkhana died on the spot as he was tightly stuck to the stirring wheel and was unable to be pulled out of the car whilst Mulenga was pronounced dead upon arrival at Mzuzu Central Hospital.
Two weeks ago, two people, a kabaza cyclist and his passenger died in another road accident in the same township; Ekwendeni-Mtwalo Road, after they were heavily hit by a Sienta taxi that was coming from Mberembe towards Ekwendeni.
Nkhana, 27, hailed from Emanyaleni Village, Traditional Authority Mtwalo in Mzimba while Mulenga, 25, was from Chisasu Village, Traditional Authority Mwenemusuku in Chitipa.