Dr Chilufya  hospitalised  after being  involved in road accident


PATRIOTIC Front (PF) aspiring presidential candidate Dr Chitalu Chilufya was yesterday involved in road traffic accident and was rushed to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH).

Zambia Police spokesperson Danny Mwale said the accident occurred on April 6, 2023 around 19:00 hours near Misisi Footbridge along Kafue Road in which Dr. Chitalu Chilufya and his 4-year-old daughter sustained injuries.

He said the accident happened when a 34-year-old man identified as Michael Chimunjeche who was driving a Benz Truck cut in front of Dr. Chilufya who was driving a Nissan Patrol bearing registration number ABA 5707 with his daughter on board.

He was driving towards the Central Business District while the Benz Truck was joining Kafue road from Misisi Shoprite area. 

Mr Mwale said Dr Chilufya’s vehicle had its front part extensively damaged while the Benz Truck had its left rear rim and lights damaged.

He said Mr Chimunjeche survived the incident without any injuries while Dr Chilufya and the daughter were rushed to the University Teaching Hospitals for medical attention.

Mr Mwale said an inquiry file into the matter has been opened.

By press time Mr Chitotela was undergoing surgery to remove shards of glass that had entered his eyes after the impact.

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