Five people have died in a pickup crush of witch three are male and a female and a child while nine others are receiving treatment after the motor vehicle pick up Isuzu registration number NU 656 overturned in nkhotakota game reserve yesterday night.
The deceased whose full particulars are known are Matthias Charles (39), alex zuze, befia mkokhwa, timeyo jere and smin mlotha and the vehicle was being driven by Benjamin Mkandawire traveling from kasungu heading nkhotakota.
It has been noticed that the driver upon reaching in the interior of the game reserve he lost control of the motor vehicle while descending a slop resulting to its overturning before resting on the side of the road and four people died on the sport while one died while receiving treatment at malomo health center in ntchisi and injuring nine other passengers.
The remains of the four victims are being kept at nkhotakota district hospital mortuary. And nkhotakota has registered an increase on road accident this year as so far 19 people has died against 15 people last year same period of time