Police spokesperson in Ntcheu, Hastings Chigalu, has identified the deceased as Bright Mlewa from Sabwera Village in T/A Makwangwala’s area in the district.
“He got trapped under the vehicle which had overturned,” Chigalu said.
The accident occurred at Phuka village a kilometer before Tsangano Turn-Off Road Block and police suspect this was after the driver failed to control.
The lone passenger on board, according to Chigalu, escaped with minor injuries.
The vehicle had a South African plate registration number and had carried goods for Malawians living in the rainbow nation and were in transit to destinations.