A man died last weekend after a vehicle conveying his late brother’s corpse got involved in a fatal accident.

The tragedy which occured in Zimbabwe also led to the death of two more people on the convoy of cars going got the funeral.

It was reported that one of the siblings, Edward Manyani who was accompanying his deceased brother’s body from South Africa was killed when the hearse was involved in a head-on collision.

According to reports, the horrific accident happened at Nyabongwe Bus Stop near Buffalo Range in Chiredzi on Friday.

Masvingo Provincial Police Spokesperson, Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa, said Edward was accompanying his brother Peter Manyani’s body from Johannesburg when the hearse from Solace Funeral Services encroached into the right lane resulting in a head-on collision with an oncoming car.

Edward and two others died on the spot while six other passengers were seriously injured and admitted to a hospital.

Four of the victims are said to be in critical condition while two are stable.

Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe Republic Police has since arrested the driver of the hearse, a South African national by the name of Legoko Sabata Goliath Francis (31).

Legoko Sabata Goliath Francis was charged with culpable homicide.


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