Two people have died while six others have sustained multiple injuries following a road accident in Mchinji on Friday.
The accident involved two Scania trucks and happened near Likasi bridge along the Mchinji-Lilongwe M12 road.
The two trucks were coming from different directions and they collided upon reaching Ndalama village in Traditional Authority Mavwere in the border district.
Mchinji police publicist, Maxwell Jailosi, said following the impact a male passenger in the ten tonner truck and the driver of the other truck died on the spot after both sustained head injuries.
He said after the collision, a Toyota Saloon which was coming from the Mchinji direction and was behind the Scania Van, hit one of the trucks and has extensively been damaged.