Two people lost their lives and three others were injured in an accident involving four vehicles, including a Mangare Express passenger bus with registration numbers T 601 DCX that travels between Mbeya and Sumbawanga.
The statement issued by the Mbeya Regional Police Commander, Benjamin Kuzaga has stated that the accident happened around 12:45 this morning in the area of Mount Iwambi outside the city of Mbeya on the main road from Mbeya to Tunduma.
He said the cause of the accident was that the bus hit car number T.452 DHD Toyota Raum and caused the death of two children inside the car.
He continued to explain that after the car hit a small car, it continued to hit another car with registration number T.673 DMV with trailer number T.362 DMG type Scania which was heading to Mbeya and car number DAD 3981 and its trailer ABF 75591 type Dofeng.
Commander Kuzaga said the cause of the accident was speeding in a steep area where the injured continue to be treated at Rufaa Mbeya Hospital while efforts to find the escaped driver continue.