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Benguela: Road accident kills 7 and injuries 10

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:57 - Society

Chongoroi - At least Seven people were killed and 10 others were injured as a result of an serious car crash on the Kutembo River Bridge on National Road No. 105 on the Quilengues-Chongoroi section of the coastal Benguela province.

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The accident involved a container truck and a light vehicle (all terrain), both coming from the province of Huíla towards Benguela.

According to the spokesman of the provincial Command of Benguela province of the national police, Superintendent Francisco Tchango, who was at the scene of the accident said that the truck lost its brakes and crashed into the light vehicle that was circulated after the truck.

The wounded were transported to the General Hospital of Benguela, where they receive medical attention, while the corpses are deposited in the mortuary house of the Chongoroi municipal hospital.