Popular and socialite Genius Kadungure was killed in car crash early this morning. Kadungure (36), was returning home to Domboshava, just outside Harare, after celebrating a friend’s birthday at around 5am.
Eye witnesses say his Rolls Royce had a head-on collision with a blue Honda Fit on Borrowdale Road.The Rolls Royce careered off the road and smashed into a tree before catching fire. Kandungure was thrown off the vehicle and died at the scene along with three friends named as Karim, Elisha and Moana, who was celebrating her birthday.
The driver and a passenger in the Honda Fit, which suffered damaged on the front right side, escaped with minor injuries. One of the eye witnesses who happened to be driving along the road says Ginimbi, as he was popularly known was speeding,“It happened in front of my eyes. He was speeding. He first overtook me and as he tried to overtake a second vehicle, that’s when he crashed into the Honda Fit driving the opposite way,” Kuwanga explained.Kuwanga said he was joined by three other man and they pulled Kadungure away from the vehicle which was now a fireball.
“The girls didn’t make it out. They were just crying inside the burning car. We couldn’t do anything,” he added. Police said the crash is under investigation.
By Eric Knight