LATEST: 5 dead, 11 injured in Harare horror crash

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By Staff Reporter

ATLEAST five people are reported dead while 11 others were left injured when a haulage truck collided with a pick-up truck at the intersection of Harare Drive and Borrowdale Road.

The incident happened Thursday during the morning rush hour.

Traffic lights at the intersection have not been working for some time.

Horrific images of dead bodies strewn on the tar are circulating on social media.

Police have confirmed the incident.

“The ZRP confirms that five died and 11 others were injured at the intersection of Borrowdale Road and Harare Drive at 0630hrs today. A haulage truck which was travelling along Harare Drive due east collided with a Mazda pick-up truck which was travelling along Borrowdale road towards Domboshava.

“The traffic lights were not functional at the time of the road traffic accident as parties failed to give way to each other. Motorists should be cautious and give due regard to road safety on approaching traffic lights which are not functional,” reads the statement from the police.