21 Persons Dead, 8 Others Hospitalized After A Multi-Vehicle Crash In Malawi

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A fatal accident which happened in Malawi on Sunday morning, claimed the lives of 21 people and injured 8 others.

It was gathered that a truck driver lost control and ran into a passenger bus and a third vehicle in the central Ntcheu district.

According to Hastings Chigalu, a spokesperson for the district government, most of the deceased persons in the incident are women who were on the bus traveling to the southern Chikwawa district.

The injured persons were transported to hospital in the area in a life-threatening condition.

Saulos Chilima, vice president of Malawi, extended condolences and promised support for families of the victims.

Investigation is on-going by the Authorities.