9 Gutu Family Members Perish In Zvishavane Accident


By Newdesk

Information says that nine of the 20 people who perished in a road accident along Zvishavane – Masvingo Highway yesterday are relatives from the same family in Gutu,

Zimbabwe Republic Police has not yet release the names, but reliable information says that the deceased nine belong to the Shara family and they were going to attend a funeral in Bulawayo using a Toyota Granvia.

They were coming from Nemasiyana area in Mukaro near Gutu,


It is only three weeks after another Gutu family of five from Chiwara perished in a road accident when they vehicle collided head-on with a bus in Serima.


Monday ZRP confirmed that 20 people died when a Toyota Granvia which was travelling from Masvingo towards Zvishavane burst a tyre, veered onto the oncoming Toyota Wish’s lane which was coming from Zvishavane direction.

The vehicles had a head-on collision at the 61km peg along Masvingo – Mbalabala Road near Chitowa Business Centre, just after Mhandamabwe.

The accident occurred at 1545 hours injured victims were taken to Zvishavane District Hospital while the bodies have been taken to Masvingo Provincial Hospital.


Robert Tapfumaneyi


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