Seven people died when the vehicle they were travelling in was swept away by the flooded Ngwazani River between Battlefields and ZIMPLATS in Mashonaland West Province.
Police spokesperson Charity Charamba confirmed to the state media on the incident and warned people not to cross rivers that have been flooded by the incessant rains nationwide.
The accident was reported at around 8:31 p.m. last night.
Witness reported seeing a vehicle veer off the road and plunge down the embankment and into the river.
Meanwhile an autopsy will be performed to see if the driver had a medical problem.