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Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in a Road Accident

Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in a Road Accident

A 6-year-old boy identified as Shadreck Robert was killed in a road accident yesterday morning.

Mulanje Police Spokesperson Sergeant Innocent Moses told Zodiak Online that the boy was hit by a vehicle driven by Alex Mangoni, at Chitakale Tea Plantation in the district, along the Limbe-Muloza road.

"Mangoni was driving a Toyota Ractis registration number NN 6103 from the direction of Muloza heading Chitakale, with five passengers on board and upon arrival at Chitakale Tea Plantation he hit the boy who was crossing the road,' said Moses.

He said Robert sustained multiple head injuries, and fractured ribs on the right side and was rushed to Mulanje District Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

"We have arrested the driver and charged him," added Moses.

The driver and the passengers in the vehicle were not hurt. The boy hailed from Mangani Village in the area of Traditional Authority Chikumbu in Mulanje District.

 

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Last modified on Monday, 14/08/2023

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