Ten people have died while 24 others have sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in hit a stationary truck.

According to kasungu police public relations officer Joseph Kachikho the accident involved a matours bus which was on its way to Chitipa with 66 passengers on board.

Kachikho said the driver of Matour bus failed to control the vehicle due to over speeding.

However, Kachikho said the deceased 9 males and one female are yet to be identified and has since requested the public to check with the police for their relatives.