THREE female Zimbabwean nationals have died on the spot while five others have sustained serious injuries after a Toyota Granzia they were in overturned in Kazungula District.
The accident happened on Tuesday around 13:30hrs 17km North of Kazungula at Mapanda Village, Chief Sekute along Nakatindi Road.
Deputy Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga has confirmed the development to Mwebantu in a statement and said the accident involved a Toyota Granvia Registration number AJD 5955 which was being driven by Tawila Imungana aged 30 years of Sesheke.
Hamoonga said the accident happened when the vehicle had a rear right tyre burst and in the process the driver lost control, went off the road and overturned.
He said three female Zimbabwean Nationals whose particulars are not yet known died on the spot and their bodies have been deposited at Livingstone District General Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem and examination.
Meanwhile, Hamoonga said the driver and four other passengers sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Livingstone General Hospital while the vehicle is extensively damaged.