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Bus Accident in Zimbabwe Leaves At Least 42 Dead

Bus Accident in Zimbabwe Leaves At Least 42 Dead

A passenger bus caught fire in Gwanda district of Zimbabwe, on November 15th. At least forty-two people were killed in the crash. At least twenty others were injured. It is believed that a gas cylinder belonging to one of the passengers exploded and caused the fire. The bus was heading to South Africa at the time.

At Least 47 Dead in Zimbabwe Bus Collision

At Least 47 Dead in Zimbabwe Bus Collision

Two buses collided head-on near Rusape, Zimbabwe, on November 7th. Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said, “The accident occurred at the 166km peg on the Harare-Mutare Road, just after the Rusape tollgate drifting towards Harare.” At least forty-seven people were killed in the crash. Over sixty others were injured.

King Lion Bus Hits Tree in Zimbabwe; 43 Killed, 24 Injured

King Lion Bus Hits Tree in Zimbabwe; 43 Killed, 24 Injured

A King Lion bus crashed into a tree along the Harare-Chirundu Highway near Makuti, Zimbabwe, on the night of June 7. The bus was en-route to Zambia, from Harare, at the time. Around 43 people were killed in the crash while another 24 sustained injuries. Investigations are underway.

Bus-Truck Collision in Zimbabwe; 5 Killed, 11 Injured

Bus-Truck Collision in Zimbabwe; 5 Killed, 11 Injured

A Munenzwa Volvo bus crashed head-on into a Kia truck along the Masvingo-Beitbridge Road near Bubi district, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe, on the midnight of January 8th. At least 5 people were killed whereas, 11 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus Veers off Road in Zimbabwe; 3 Killed, 35 Injured

Bus Veers off Road in Zimbabwe; 3 Killed, 35 Injured

A Bravo bus veered off the road and landed on its side in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in the early hours of November 28th. According to sources, the bus was travelling from Victoria Falls to Harare, at the time. At least 3 people were killed whereas, 35 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital.

30 Killed, 36 Injured after Two Buses Collided in Zimbabwe

30 Killed, 36 Injured after Two Buses Collided in Zimbabwe

Two buses collided on a highway connecting Harare and Bulawayo in Zimbabwe on March 3rd. The Pfochez bus was travelling to Harare when one of its tires burst, causing it to veer off onto the opposite side and collide with a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter kombi. According to police spokesperson Charity Charamba, "Twenty-eight people including both [...]

3 Killed, 5 Injured in Zimbabwe Bus Crash

3 Killed, 5 Injured in Zimbabwe Bus Crash

A bus crashed into a truck and overturned at the 70km peg on the Shurugwi-Zvishavane road in Zimbabwe, on May 27. The bus was travelling from South Africa when it sideswiped the haulage truck, that was loaded with pipes. According to an eye witness, "The pipes hit the windscreen of the bus resulting in the bus veering off the road, overturning [...]

6 Killed, 39 Injured in Zimbabwe Bus Crash

6 Killed, 39 Injured in Zimbabwe Bus Crash

A tour bus veered off the road near Kushinga Phikelela PolyTechnic, along Harare Mutare highway in Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe, on March 1. The bus overturned on its side, killing 5 people at the spot. Authorities said another person succumbed to his injuries on his way to the hospital, raising the death toll to 6. Thirty nine others [...]

Atleast 24 Killed, 46 Injured After Buses Collide in Zimbabwe

Atleast 24 Killed, 46 Injured After Buses Collide in Zimbabwe

Two buses collided on a highway connecting Harare and Mutoko in Zimbabwe, on January 18. Authorities said the accident happened some 30 kilometers from Harare after a bus veered off and entered the opposite lane. Atleast 24 people were killed in the accident while 46 others were injured. The injured were shifted to Harare and Parirenyatwa [...]

Bus Crashed into Truck on Harare-Nyamapanda Highway; 13 Killed, 18 injured

Bus Crashed into Truck on Harare-Nyamapanda Highway; 13 Killed, 18 injured

A cross border Zupco bus hit a Mujawo Transport truck on the Harare-Nyamapanda highway, near the Shamva turn off toll gate in Zimbabwe, at around 11:47 p.m., on August 4. According to Chief Supt Nyathi, the truck driver, Wonderful Nyamurambe, 42, saw some clothes dumped on the road and stopped the truck assuming people were sleeping on the [...]

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