It has been reported that both were travelling from an away match between Chicken Inn FC and a local side when Ndlovu's car suffered a tyre blow-out which caused the car to veer off the road 20km outside Victoria Falls.
Ndlovu achieved iconic status during his six-years with the Sky Blues where he netted 39 goals in 176 appearances for the club.
Football clubs rally in support of striker Peter Ndlovu
Football clubs sent their good wishes to Zimbabwean striker Peter Ndlovu, who is in a critical condition in hospital following a car accident. His older brother Adam and a female passenger were killed in the crash.
Ndlovu, 39, was taken to hospital in his home city of Bulawayo after the crash near Victoria Falls in the west of Zimbabwe. He played for a number of teams in England, including Coventry City, Birmingham City and Sheffield United, who all sent support to the injured player.
Former Sheffield United player critical after car crash
The former Sheffield United striker Peter Ndlovu is in a critical condition after a car crash in Zimbabwe, in which his younger brother Adam was killed. The 39 year old is in a coma in hospital in after the accident near Victoria Falls.
The Zimbabwean international played for Coventry City and Birmingham City, and had a short spell on loan with Huddersfield before signing for Sheffield United in 2001. He made 130 appearances for the Blades, scoring 30 goals.
Footballer in fresh appeal against rape conviction
Ched Evans has launched a new challenge against his conviction for rape and will have his case heard by three judges at the Court of Appeal.
The Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, sitting with Mr Justice Mitting and Mr Justice Griffith Williams in London, will hear a renewed application by the former-footballer for leave to appeal against conviction.
Evans lost the first stage of the appeal process in August when his application for leave was rejected by a single judge considering the case on the papers.
Submissions on his behalf will be presented to the full court today in a bid to have the conviction overturned.