Vehicle hits two children at home to death

Chiradzulu: A vehicle in Chiradzulu on Monday hit to death two boys while playing at home.

ChiradzuluPolice Spokesperson, Yohane Tasowana confirmed the incident to Malawi News Agency (Mana) and identified the deceased as Steven Mgunda, 10, and Lucius Cosmos, 14, both from Chilumpha Village, Traditional Authority (TA) Ntchema in the district.

“At round 12:30 in the afternoon, the boys were playing at their home when a Toyota Lactic, vehicle registration number, BT 1682 which was coming from Milepa going to Chiradzulu Boma lost control due to speeding after a front tyre burst and swift to a nearby house where it hit the boys,” he said.

Tasowana said that the boys were rushed to Chiradzulu District Hospital where they were confirmed dead.

Meanwhile the driver of the vehicle Daniel Lenato, 30, is in Police custody at Chiradzulu Police Station for allegedly causing death due to reckless driving.

Lenato hails from Madulira Village, TA Kapeni in Blantyre.

Source: Malawi News Agency MANA