Road accident: Unknown motor vehicle kills man in Dowa

DOWA-(MaraviPost)- The Malawi police in the central district of Dowa, are hunting for an unknown driver, who was involved in a hit and run incident which left one person dead.

The deceased is identified as 38-year old Ackim Dyson. Witnesses said they did not capture the number plates of the hit and run vehicle.

Concern has been expressed since 10 days ago another driver, Mathews Maulidi, who is at large, hit and killed 21-year old Evance Amidu. This occurred at Dzaleka Trading Centre, along Lumbazi Dowa road.

Dowa police station spokesperson Richard Kaponda told The Maravi Post that the accident occurred Saturday night,  April 8, 2017, at Sole village along Lilongwe Salima road.

Kaponda said that the unknown driver, who was coming from the direction of Salima going towards Lilongwe, upon arrival at sole village, as he was descend Ackim Dyson, who was coming from Chankhungu Trading Centre.

“Ackim Dyson was left helpless and later was run over by other vehicles, tearing the body  and died on the spot.

“Postmortem was conducted at Dowa District Hospital, by medical officials, concluded that death was due to multiple injuries and loss of blood,” said Kaponda said.

The  Dyson hailed from Singo village, Traditional Autholity (T.A) Mkukula in Dowa district.


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