Five killed as two trucks collide head-on in northern Tanzania

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-21 21:22:33|Editor: huaxia

DAR ES SALAAM, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- At least five people died on the spot and one was seriously injured on Saturday morning after two trucks collided head-on in Tanzania's northern district of Handeni in Tanga region, said police.

Blasius Chatanda, the Tanga regional police commander, said the two trucks burnt to ashes after the collision at Kitumbi area.

Each vehicle had three passengers and five of them were killed on the spot, Chatanda told a news conference.

He said one of the trucks was heading to Lushoto from Dar es Salaam and the other truck was plying from Tanga to Dodoma. Enditem