Zambian Musician Daev and three others die in road traffic accident along the Chirundu-Lusaka Road, police say
ZAMBIAN renowned Musician Davis Phiri popularly known as Daev who sang the famous love song titled “It’s never been easy” has died after being severely burnt in an accident along the Chirundu-Lusaka Road.
Daev and three others died in an accident yesterday while one survived with serious injuries after a Toyota Vits he was driving was involved in an accident at around 14:00 hours at red paint area along Chirundu – Kafue Road.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo revealed in a statement that Daev who was driving the named car from the direction of chirundu to Lusaka had four passengers on board.
She identified the three other deceased persons as Tandiwe Njovu aged 20 years of Lusaka who was also a student at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital, Elton Sakala of Lusaka while the other female victim has not been identified yet.
Katongo said the victim who survived with serious head injuries has been referred to UTH in Lusaka and has not been identified yet.
She said the accident happened when the driver lost control of the motor vehicle and carrierred off the road and over turned after which the motor vehicle caught fire .
And Katongo said the bodies of the deceased persons are in Mtendere Mission Hospital mortuary.