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Zambia Bus-Tanker collision


A Marcopolo bus (a CV Transport bus registration number ABT 2108) en route from Mpulungu to Lusaka collided head-on with a tanker near 15 Miles in Chibombo district in Central Province.

The Frontline tanker (registration number ABC 1805 and ABV 39832T belonging to Kobil Transport in Mongu) was empty.

The tanker drivers was Amos Hamwemba, aged 47 and the Bus driver was Morgan Kasonde, aged 30, of Bwacha compound in Kabwe. Both are deceased.

The Marcopolo bus was passing the tanker.

THe injured were hospitalized at clinics in Chipata and Ngwerere and at University teaching hospital. The deceased were taken to UTH mortuary.