A first year student at Mzuzu University (Mzuni) whose particulars have been hidden so far as his parents are not aware, has died after being hit by a minibus during the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Mzuzu Police spokesperson Martin Bwanali said the accident occurred this morning at round Mzuni along Mzuzu and Karonga road.
“The minibus registration number MZ 1410 Toyota Hiace driven by Mussa Gama, 28 of Chimala village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Nyambi in Machinga district was coming from Ekwendeni heading Mzuzu city”, said Bwanali.
“Upon reaching at the said place it hit down the student who was on a Kamongo bicycle”, concluded Martin.
News Watch Reviews understands that the student was rushed to Mzuzu Central Hospital where he died upon arrival.
Meanwhile the minibus has been set on fire by angry Mzuni students and the driver is kept at the Mzuzu Police Station as investigations continue.