A 15 year old girl has died and another seriously injured in a road accident that occurred at Chipuzumumba area in Nkhata Bay District on Monday.
Sergeant Kondwani James, Nkhata Bay Police Publicist identified the deceased as Dora Msiska who was hit by the motor vehicle registration number BW 6488 Toyota Sienta driven by Manuel Ngulube who was heading to Chintheche from Nkhata Bay direction with a passenger on board.
“Upon arrival at Chipuzumumba area, he hit two female pedestrians: Dora Msiska and Milika Kasambara who were walking on the left side of the road. Following the impact, Dora sustained severe head injuries while Milika got serious injuries.” Explained Sergeant James
He said both victims were rushed to Nkhata Bay District Hospital where Dora died upon arrival while Milika was immediately referred to Mzuzu Central Hospital.
“The driver and the passenger escaped uninjured.” Added James
“Dora Msiska was a learner at Chipuzumumba Primary school hailed from Kaminga Village T/A Mankhambira in Nkhata Bay District. Meanwhile, the driver has been detained at Nkhata-Bay Police Station as further investigations are underway to establish the factuality to the incident” indicated James
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