Inyambo Yeta's 2 Daughters, Nephew Die in car Accident
THREE members of the Mwandi Royal
Establishment of Senior Chief Inyambo Yeta of the Lozi people in Mwandi, Sesheke
District, died on the spot on Sunday afternoon after the car they were
travelling in lost control and rolled several times.
And six other
passengers were seriously injured and are admitted to Mwandi Mission
Monde Yeta, aged 35, Matauka Yeta, 16, both daughters of Chief
Inyambo Yeta, and his nephew Mufuna Yeta, 24, died on the spot when the Toyota
Gravia car registration number AJB 8379 overturned along Nakatindi Road five
kilometres before Mwandi junction.
Western Province police Chief Vael
Muzwenga and provincial Permanent Secretary Ikenuke Noyoo confirmed the accident
in separate interviews in Mongu yesterday.
Mr Muzwenga said the accident
occurred on Sunday at 17:30 hours, saying Monde was driving the
"I can confirm that Sesheke police recorded a fatal road
accident on March 28, 17:30 hours.
The driver of the vehicle was Monde
Yeta of Mwandi Royal Palace who was driving along Nakatindi Road from
"After five kilometres before Mwandi junction, she lost control
and overturned several times," he said.
He said the condition of the six
other passengers who were injured was stable, except for one who, by Press time,
was still in a comatose.
The six injured passengers are admitted to
Mwandi Mission Hospital, while the three bodies are in Sesheke Hospital
Mr Muzwenga said police had launched investigations to
establish what could have caused the accident.