Veteran broadcaster Caristo Chitamfya’s son better known as DJ Caristor Clear has died.
Assistance Public Relations Officer for the Zambia Police Service Godfrey Chilabi confirmed the death of the renowned radio personality, explaining that Chitamfya junior died this morning in a road traffic accident, along the Great East road in Lusaka.
“We received a report of Road Traffic Accident in which one person died. This occurred today, 28th June, 2017, around 05:00 hours, along Great East Road near Handyman’s Paradise. Involved were two motor vehicles, Hino light Truck registration No.AJD 1064 driven by William Gwatilinga aged 37, a resident of Kanyama Compound in Lusaka and Mercedes Benz Reg. No.BAC 8166 which was being driven by Caristo Chitamfya Jnr. aged 24 of Plot 706 Chalala in Lusaka,” stated Chilabi.
“The driver of the Mercedes Benz is alleged to have misjudged clearance distance and hit into the light truck from behind. He died on the spot. Both motor vehicles were moving in the same direction- east to west. The body of the deceased is deposited in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) awaiting postmortem.”
According to witnesses, The renowned met his fate while driving home, shortly after attending Macky 2’s album launch at the Sky Bar in Lusaka.
DJ Caristo used to host a drive time show on QFM which had a huge following among listeners.