BULAWAYO – Dr Muriel Selma Fallala, a well-known specialist physician and administrator of the Galen House Casualty Unit in Bulawayo has been killed in a car accident.
Dr Selma was alone and behind the wheel of her Mitsubishi when she reportedly lost control during an afternoon downpour on 12th Avenue Extension near the United Bulawayo Hospitals.
The vehicle reportedly rolled a few times and smashed into a precast wall.
Bulawayo provincial medical director Dr Maphios Siamuchembu said: “Dr Fallala has been a senior doctor in the community of Bulawayo providing health care for many decades. She was a specialist family medicine doctor running Galen House and many people have been served by her.
“It a sad loss to the community of Bulawayo province and a huge blow to the medical fraternity. We are all saddened by it and we send our condolences to the immediate family that is most impacted by this loss. We pray that the giver ad taker of life himself comforts them.
“As the ministry of health, … we have lost as well and we join the family in mourning the passing on of this gallant daughter of Bulawayo.”—Kukurigo