Five dead, 7 injured after grisly accident on Kericho-Nakuru highway


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File image of a vehicle wreckage.

In Summary

  • Confirming the incident, Londiani OCPD Joseph Odipo said the accident occurred after a 14-seater matatu belonging to Transline Sacco collided head on with a lorry.
  • The OCPD said the circumstances that led to the collision could not be established immediately.
  • According to the police boss, the injured were rushed to the Kericho District Hospital while bodies of the deceased were moved to the Molo Sub-county Hospital.

Five people died while seven others were injured on Sunday morning after a vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a grisly road accident at Chebewor area near Kedowa trading center along Kericho-Nakuru highway.

Confirming the incident, Londiani OCPD Joseph Odipo said the accident occurred at around 6.30am after a 14-seater matatu belonging to Transline Sacco collided head on with a lorry. The matatu was heading to Nakuru while the lorry was moving towards Kericho.

The OCPD said the circumstances that led to the collision could not be established immediately.

According to the police boss, the injured were rushed to the Kericho District Hospital while bodies of the deceased were moved to the Molo Sub-county Hospital.

The vehicles were towed to Londiani police station.

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