CBU Chaplain dies in road crash

Jesuit Priest Father John Bangwe has died in a road accident on Sunday afternoon on his way to Lusaka. Father Bangwe was the chaplain at the Copperbelt University (CBU). John was ordained as a priest in May 2017.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo confirmed that the accident happened at 15 30 Hours at Kashitu 2 area on Ndola highway.

“Involved was a driver John Bangwe aged 38 of Kitwe who was driving a Toyota Hilux registration number ALB 4668 from North to South. The accident happened when the driver failed to keep to his near side in the process went to hit into a tree on the right side of the road, Mrs Katongo said.

“He sustained injuries and died on the way to the Hospital. The body is lying in Kapiri Mposhi District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.”

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