Blantyre Shoprite car accident update: Two more people reported dead


Two more people have been confirmed dead in the accident that happened at Shoprite roundabout over the weekend in the commercial capital Blantyre.

Blantyre Police Spokesperson Elizabeth Divala confirmed of the development in an interview with the press.

According to Divala, the two died at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) Monday where they were receiving treatment.

She said the accident involved a lorry carrying over 40 members of choir from Mulanje travelling to Blantyre Synod to attend a choir festival.

Divala said the driver failed to control the vehicle thereby hitting another vehicle and overturned in the process. A woman died on the spot.

Meanwhile the driver of the vehicle is still in Police custody.

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Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email:


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