Isha Senga, a student who graduated with distinction at the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) on Tuesday, has died in a road accident in Ntcheu.
According to a report from Ntcheu Police Station, the accident, which occurred at around 13:20 local time, involved a motor vehicle, Toyota Atezza saloon, registration number BY 8379.
Facts of the incident are that the driver of the vehicle, a Mr Tarcizio Nkhoma, 28, was driving from the Balaka direction heading Ntcheu with three passengers on board. Upon arrival at the said area, he failed to negotiate a right bend due to speed and swerved to the extreme dirty verge where the vehicle overturned.
Due to the impact, the deceased sustained severe head injuries and was pronounced dead soon after arrival at Ntcheu District Hospital, while two passengers and the driver escaped with injuries of various degrees and were also admitted at the same hospital. The motor vehicle was irreparably damaged.
Senga was one of the fresh graduates who have just completed their tertiary education at Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) which President Lazarus Chakwera graced.
She passed on at the age of 26 and was hailing from Chiradzulu District.