Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Survives Serious Car Accident

MDC spokesperson Nelson Chamisa told RadioVop Wednesday morning the MDC legislator’s condition was stable and is currently recovering at a private hospital in Harare.

“It was a fatal accident but he is very fine, incredibly fine,” said Chamisa. “God works in miraculous ways. He is alright. We really have to thank God because it was such an incident.”

The accident happened between 7 and 8 pm near Mupfure River, a bridge close to Chegutu, some 100 kilometres west of Harare.

According to Chamisa, Biti’s vehicle was involved in a sideswipe with a truck that was heading in the opposite direction.

Chamisa could however not disclose where Biti was destined for although saying he had been alone in the car when the accident

He said the MDC would not proceed to make any claims of foul play before a police report had been released.

“We await a police report. We cant just proceed to say foul play,” said Chamisa.