Zimbabwe Prime Minister Tsvangirai Injured, Wife Killed in Auto Accident
March 6 (Bloomberg) — Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was injured and his wife killed in a car crash today outside Harare, officials from his Movement for Democratic Change party said.
Tsvangirai was with his wife, Susan, a party official and a driver at the time of the crash, the prime minister’s spokesman, James Maridadi, said in a telephone interview from Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital. His injuries aren’t believed to be critical, Maridadi said.
“Morgan will be devastated” by his wife’s death, said Eddie Cross, a national executive member of the MDC, in a telephone interview from Harare. “They were very close.”
Tsvangirai’s vehicle was traveling south, heading for Buhera, his home district, where he was to address a political rally tomorrow, Maridadi said. It was hit by a large truck whose driver had fallen asleep, said MDC spokesman Nelson Chamisa in a telephone interview today…
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