Karoi Town Top Official Dies In Horror Crash
13 May 2022
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By-Karoi Town Council HR Officer, Ms Zuva Chirinhe has died in a head-on collision while travelling back to Karoi from Harare.

Ms Chirinhe died on the spot, and another Council staffer Mrs Naume Mapfuti Kachinji.

Mashonaland West provincial police spokeswoman, Inspector Magret Chitove, said the accident happened on Wednesday, at around 6:30 pm.

Mrs Kachinji is believed to have been the sister of a Council driver.

Glastain Kachinji and Council Accountant, Simba Shava, were injured and transferred to Harare for treatment.
Chitove said the Honda Fit was on its way back to Karoi from Harare.
“A truck, which was coming from the direction of Chinhoyi, was sideswiped by a tanker, leading to a head-on collision with the Honda Fit,” said Chitove.

Karoi Mayor, Cllr Abel Matsika, told H-Metro the tragic accident was a huge blow to the local authority.
“It is a huge blow to the Council, whose staff size is fast depleting due to circumstances that we can’t control such as this one,” said Cllr Matsika.
“As Karoi, we mourn with the bereaved families and wish those in hospital a quick recovery.”
He said he was on his way to Harare to visit those who survived the crash.
“As I speak, I am visiting the accident scene as well as proceeding to see the injured,” he said.
“Our HR manager was a very humble lady, rich in expertise and experience .The organisation will miss her,” said Matsika.