Police and Hospital officials have confirmed that 13 people were taken to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) for traetment following an early morning accident that occured near the Chichiri Army Camp Site in in Blantyre, Malawi.
Malawi's Daily Nation newspaper of Friday June 22 2012 qoutes Southern Region Police Publicst Nicholas Gondwa that the accident occured at around 06.50 hours of June 21 involving a pick up MZ 6266 and a mini bus RU 4078.
The paper, which has also carried a picture of the damaged mini bus, also quotes QECH Chief Hospital Administrator Themba Mhango that the hospital treated five accident victims as out patients while eight were admitted, amongest them a 12-year old who is in Intensive Care Unit after sustaining head injuries.
On Thursday June 21 2012 allvoives online reported of the accident but the Police and Hospital officials were not readily available for comment.
However an eye witness had confided to an allvoices on line reporter that he observed that it was only one person who had sustained serious injuries but all passengers were taken to hospital.
Cause of the accident and identities of drivers have not been revealed.