By Loice Takarindwa

A fatal road traffic accident has claimed the life of a Chinhoyi Provincial Medical Officer, Doctor Tinotenda Madzima along Harare Chirundu Road yesterday in the evening.

According to an official statement by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), Doctor Tinotenda Madzima aged 30 was hit on the back by a wheel that had dislodged from a scania haulage truck at 07:00hrs, 116 Km peg along Harare-Chirundu way.

He died on the spot.

“The Zimbabwe Republic Police reports a fatal road traffic accident involving a Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital Government Medical Officer, Dr Tinotenda Madzima (30) which occurred on 03/01/24 at about 0700 hours at the 116 kilometre peg along Harare-Chirundu Road.”

“The doctor was walking along the road when he was hit on the back by a  wheel  which had dislodged from a Scania haulage truck  which was travelling towards Harare. The victim died on the spot.”