Watch: Several People Feared Dead in Two Bus Head-on Accident on Beitbridge-Harare Highway

There are fears of multiple casualties following a head-on crash involving two buses on the Beitbridge-Harare Highway earlier today, Saturday 16 March 2024.

The collision involved a City Bus en route from Johannesburg to Harare and a coach operated by Blue Circle, travelling from Karoi to Beitbridge.

The accident occurred just outside Beitbridge towards Bubi, shocking commuters and authorities alike.

Eyewitnesses at the scene described a chaotic aftermath, with the wreckage of the buses strewn across the highway.

Watch: Several People Feared Dead in Two Bus Head-on Accident on Beitbridge-Harare Highway

The severity of the collision suggests a significant loss of life, although official confirmation of casualties is pending from authorities.

Emergency services rushed to the scene to assess the situation and provide medical assistance to the injured.

However, the extent of injuries and fatalities remains uncertain as rescue efforts are underway.

Local hospitals have been put on high alert to accommodate potential victims of the accident.

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The cause of the collision is yet to be determined, raising questions about road safety measures along this critical highway linking South Africa to northern countries in SADC.

Investigations into the incident are expected to shed light on the circumstances leading to the tragic collision.

The collision has caused significant disruption to traffic on the busy Beitbridge-Harare Highway, with authorities working to clear the debris and restore normalcy to the affected stretch of road.

Concerned relatives and friends are urged to contact the Beitbridge Police for information and support during this difficult time.

As this is a developing story, updates on the situation will be provided as more information becomes available.