Police have released the names of the five victims who tragically lost their lives in a fatal accident near Mazowe Dam.

The victims, identified by their next of kin, are Ruth Chakukura, 70, Wankisi Kipani, 54, Lonely Larfield Mbeve, 24, and siblings Anastance and Anopaishe Jackson, aged 3.

The accident occurred when a Harare-bound Toyota Hiace kombi collided head-on with a truck, resulting in the deaths and injuring 13 others.

The injured were transferred to various hospitals for further treatment, including Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and Bindura Provincial Hospital.