By James Gwati- Victims of the last Friday’s Nyanga Prisons road accident have been identified.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police has identified the four ZPCS officers as Mango Chakanyuka (42), Maluvani John (38), Rima Moses (40) and Faith Nyapokoto (age not ascertained).
Two civilians — Alice Joma (42) and Ruvarashe Karairwa (20) — also lost their lives together with an inmate Anesu Muusha (48).
Two other inmates survived the fatal accident and are currently at Bonda Mission Hospital.
The ZPCS officers perished in Manicaland when their pick-up truck collided head-on with a fuel tanker at the 67km peg along the Mutare-Nyanga Road.
According to the police the driver of the fuel tanker encroached into the lane of an oncoming Nissan NP300 which had nine people on board, resulting in a head on collision.