Six people died early this morning while 20 others were injured in an accident involving a Honda Fit and a Nissan Caravan vehicle near Chinhoyi.

Zimbabwe Republic Police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said the accident occurred at the 111 kilometre peg along the Harare-Chirundu road.

He said preliminary investigations indicate that the driver of the Honda Fit encroached into the lane of oncoming vehicles resulting in the head on collision.

Chief Superintendent Nyathi said the Nissan Caravan, which had 24 passengers on board overturned killing four people on the spot while another one died on admission at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital.

He said the driver of the Honda Fit vehicle also died on the spot adding 20 people were injured and were taken to Chinhoyi Hospital for treatment.

Chief Superintendent Nyathi said the names of the people who died in the accident will be released in due course once their next of kin have been informed.