One person has died after being hit by a motorbike in Chipata District along Kafula road near Mbanyane bus station.

The incident happened on Sunday April 28th 2024 around 18:30 hours.

Both the motorbike rider Charles Nyirenda aged 21 of Nabvutika Township and one pillion on board Bupe Mbewe aged 23 sustained injuries and are admitted in Chipata Central Hospital.

Eastern Province Police Commanding Officer Limpo Liywalii told Breeze FM News that due excessive speed, the rider lost control of the motorbike and in the process, he hit the pedestrian Davison Phiri aged 47.

He says due to the impact, the pedestrian who sustained head injuries died in Chipata Central Hospital.

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Credit: Breeze FM