The accident killed at least 20 people.
In the South-West of Tanzania there was a mass traffic accident in which killed at least 20 people, another 45 were injured varying degrees of severity, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to UNIAN.
According to police, the accident occurred in the town of Mbeya with the participation of the trailer truck and three minibuses. First truck at full speed crashed into one of the vans from behind, pushing it into a ditch. Following this, he touched two of the van, then collapsed into the channel of the river.
Now the victims of the accident are assisted in several district clinics. Portal Daily News reports that the driver of the truck fled the scene of the accident. The police conducts its investigation.
According to the chief of the regional police to Musa Tayyib, the stretch of road where the accident occurred, is narrow and poor in quality.