RTSA SADDENED BY THE DEATH OF KABWATA MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT IN A
TRAGIC ROAD CRASH
LUSAKA, 19th November 2021 – The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) is saddened by
the death of Kabwata Member of Parliament Mr. Levy Mkandawire who died after being hit by
a motor vehicle mid-day, Thursday 18th November 2021.
The RTSA Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gladwell Banda, has conveyed a message of
condolences to the bereaved family, the United Party for National Development (UPND) and
the people of Kabwata Constituency, describing the accident as tragic and unfortunate.
On 18th November 2021, the RTSA recorded a fatal road traffic crash which happened at the
gate of plot number 34, off Chalata road, Woodlands extension, in Lusaka around 12:40 hours
involving two motor vehicles, a BMW X5 registration number ALM 5955 and a Toyota IST
registration number ALX 2038.
A Preliminary accident investigation conducted by the RTSA has established that the accident
occurred when the driver of the BMW X5, Janet Mwale lost control of the vehicle due to
excessive speeding, hit into the Toyota IST which was parked off the road at the gate of Mr.
Mkandawire’s residence and consequently crushed him against the wall fence.
The investigation has further established that the driver of the BMW X5, Jane Mwale of plot
number 32 off Chalata road, who handed herself to police this morning, holds a valid Driving
Additionally, the RTSA motor vehicle register indicates that the vehicle in question, BMW X5
registration number ALM 5955 is registered under Eliza Kapaba of Lusaka, with expired road tax
and motor insurance.