The Zimbabwe Republic Police has confirmed that 20 people have died in an accident which took place along Masvingo-Zvishavane road (Mbalabala to be more precise).

The accident happened 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 opposite direction.

ZRP says 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 15:45 hours.

Three injured victims were taken to Zvishavane District Hospital while the bodies have been taken to Masvingo Provincial Hospital.

More details to follow…