The death toll in Sunday’s accident on the Ndola-Kitwe dual carriageway which killed renowned Kitwe Prophet Emmanuel Nyirongo and his assistant Pastor Stembridge Mulumba has risen to three.
This follows the death of another Pastor Noah Chileshe who sustained injuries in the Sunday accident near Ndola’s Baluba area.
Pastor Noah Chileshe was among the six people who were in the vehicle when the accident happened.
Meanwhile one accident victim was this afternoon evacuated to the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka.
Kitwe central hospital spokesperson Grey Chishimba said Pastor John Mpata is suffering from Sub- Dural hemorrhoid and need specialist treatment.
Mr. Chishimba said Pastor Mpata is bleeding from the brain.
And Pastor Baraka’s relatives openly wept at the Kitwe central hospital as the ambulance left for Lusaka.
Earlier, the family members who held hands conducted prayer sessions at the hospital as they waited for their relative to be evacuated.
Meanwhile the late Prophet Nyirongo and two of his Pastors who perished in the accident will be put to rest today.