MAN DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY LONG DISTANCE BUS

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI
A 20-YEAR-OLD man has died after being hit by a bus along the Solwezi- Chingola Road near Chief Kalilele’s palace in Mushindamo.
North Western Province Commissioner of Police Hudson Namachila identified the deceased as Patrick Nkomeni, adding that the incident happened on Sunday around 13:30 hrs.
Mr Namachila named the driver of the bus registration number BCA 77, as Patrick Mazaza aged 44 of house No 765 Masala Township in Ndola.
“It was at a curve, and due to the impact the victim sustained fatal head injuries and died on the spot,” Mr Namachila said.
He said the body of the deceased was taken to Solwezi General Hospital mortuary while the driver has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
“The driver is being held and will appear in court soon,” he added.

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