Popular Zambian musician David Phiri, popularly known as Daev Zambia, died on Sunday in a road accident.

The musician, who was driving, was severely burnt in the accident, according to a statement by Zambian police spokesperson Esther Katongo.

Three passengers also died in the accident while one person survived with serious injuries.

Musicians and fans have been paying tribute through the hashtag #RipDaevZambia on Twitter.