A fuel tanker driver has been hospitalized at Nkhataby District Hospital after a truck he was driving overturned on Monday morning, 27th June, 2022.
The accident occurred at Kanduli area in Nkhatabay, along the M5 road.
Nkhatabay police spokesperson, Sergeant Kondwani James said following the incident, the diver Alexander Mkandawire sustained injurie and was rushed to Nkhatabay District Hospital where he is receiving medical care.
“The Scania registration number RU6271 horse and the trailer registration number RU 6270 Scania was heading to Carmel in Blantyre from Mzuzu direction and upon reaching the said place it overturned, “ said the police spokesperson.
Villagers flocked to the scene with pales to tap petrol from the tanker; thanks to the men in uniform who swiftly came to ensure safety and security.