Police in Lusaka have arrested the driver of the Howo Truck that was involved in Saturday’s accident which left 9 people dead.
Police Spokesperson RAY HAMOONGA says the 36-year-old driver identified as MWENDA TEMBO who was on the run after the accident was handed over to the police by his employer.
He says MWENDA is currently detained at Kabangwe police post.
And Mr. HAMOONGA says one accident victim who had been admitted has died.
He has identified the deceased as 21-year-old CATHERINE PHIRI of Ngwerere who also lost a one-year-old baby in the accident.
And Mr. HAMOONGA says five of the 9 deceased persons have so far been identified.