A 7- year- old boy together with his mother were among those who died on spot, police confirm.
Dedza Police spokesperson Edward Kabango identified the deceased three as Sandra and her son Kayan Gordino, and Sally da Silva. Those who sustained injuries were currently receiving treatment at Dedza District Hospital.
According to Kabango, the accident happened after the front tyre of the car, Toyota Twin Cab registration number Silva 1 which was traveling from Lilongwe to Blantyre, burst and overturned after the driver who was ‘speeding’ lost control of the vehicle.
Social media reports indicate that the deceased three are related to late Serafim Fernando da Silva, the Portuguese businessman who was killed in Manja Township some days ago