Namibian driver burnt to death


A Namibian national has been burnt to ashes while the other sustained injuries after two Volvo trucks of unknown registration numbers collided head-on on the Mazabuka-Lusaka road at Nega Nega turn-off.

Police assistant spokesperson Levy Lilanga confirmed the incident yesterday.

Mr. Lilanga said the first truck was being driven by Moses, whose other names and age are not known, who was towing a trailer, while the second Volvo truck was being driven by Willie Swart, aged 22.

He said the accident happened around  07:00 hours when the first driver failed to keep to his near side and went to hit the other truck and  both vehicles caught fire.

Mr. Lilanga said the first driver has run away and a manhunt has been launched for him while the remains of the second driver have been deposited in Mazabuka District Hospital mortuary.