Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean Kapata and Ministry of Labour counterpart Joyce Simukoko were on Friday afternoon involved in a road traffic accident.

The duo together with the driver of the vehicle and another passenger escaped unhurt after a tyre burst at Kapwila area along Nakonde- Mbala road 25 km west of Nakonde District at 1640 hours.

According to police deputy public relations officer Rae Hamoonga, the accident happened when the Toyota Land cruiser had a rear left tyre burst which led to the driver losing control of the Vehicle.
As a result, the Vehicle had damaged left head lamp, left fender, passenger door and shuttered wind screen.

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  1. Tyre busts can be dangerous especially with high profile vehicles like Toyota land cruiser, we thank God no one lost a life now investigations need to be done why that tyre bust.
    Things like this can be a lesson to learn from was it a defective tyre or was it excessive speed for the car or just reckless driving people need to ask such questions.

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