Four people among them 3 pupils have died while one survived with injuries in a road traffic accident which occurred this morning in Lusaka’s Ibex Hill area.
The three pupils have been identified as James Phiri aged 13, Felix Mwansa aged 14 and Richard Mapulanga aged 15 all pupils at Family Legacy School located in ibex hill area while the other deceased male adult person has not yet been identified.
Zambia Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale has confirmed the incident and said the injured victim has been identified as Samson Ngoma aged 13 also a pupil at family legacy school.
Mr. Mwale says police investigations indicate that the accident occurred when the driver of a Toyota Camry lost control of the vehicle due to excessive speed and hit into 5 pedestrians who were walking off the road in the opposite direction near Saint Agnes Health Clinic.
He says the driver, identified as Mulemwa Akamani aged 26 of Woodlands sustained minor injuries and was treated at Saint Agnes Health Clinic and later discharged.
Mr. Mwale says the driver he has been detained in police custody yet to be charged while the bodies of the deceased have been deposited in UTH mortuary waiting for formal identification and postmortem.

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