A CYCLIST has hit and killed a pedestrian in Mansa after making a sharp left-turn near the Mansa-Tuta Road junction.
Luapula Province Police Commissioner Hudson Namachila, who confirmed the incident, said the accident happened around 19:00 hours on Tuesday 12 kilometres north of the Musaila junction on the Lubwe-Musaila Road.
The incident involved a Mountain Gents bicycle whose frame number was not visible cycled by Stephen Chipulu, 28, of Clement Village in Chief Mibenge’s area.
Chipulu while cycling made a left-turn and, in the process hitting a pedestrian identified as Donald Mupemba, 47, of the same area.
The deceased sustained internal injuries arising from the mishap and later died at Samfya District Hospital.
A police account of the accident indicated the bicycle was undamaged.