FIFTEEN people have escaped death and are currently nursing serious injuries at Solwezi General Hospital after the vehicle they were traveling in overturned three times.
Confirming the development to Daily Nation, Deputy Commissioner of Police Frank Mumbuna said the accident happened on Monday around 18:30 hours along Kyawama-Mutanda Road.
He said the driver of the Toyota Hiace fled the scene and was still at large.
“The accident was caused by excessive speeding but somehow the driver managed to flee the scene,” Mr. Mumbuna said.
Mr Mumbuna said out of the 15, two are juveniles.
The police have opened a case of dangerous driving and have mounted a manhunt for the unidentified driver