Reports reaching FaceofMalawi indicates that some members of the ruling Democratic Progressive party (DPP)have been involved in a road accident in Phalombe district and one official has died on the spot.
Phalombe Police has confirmed of the development.
According to Police, the vehicle Toyota Hilux Registration number BP8671 with 10 party officials on board overturned at Nalingula along Phalombe-Migowi after the driver failed to negotiate a corner.
One of the officials, Victor Mwenda aged between 25 and 30 from HHI in Blantyre died on the spot; another victim has been referred to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) for treatment while others are currently being treated at Phalombe health centre and Holy Family Mission hospital.
The officials, according to Phalombe Police were on their way to a funeral in Mitekete.