Five killed in accident while heading to burial in Naivasha


Five killed in accident while heading to burial in Naivasha
Scene of the accident at Marula area on the Naivasha--Nakuru Highway. PHOTO| FESTUS LANGO

Five people were killed on Monday evening in a road accident involving two lorries and a saloon car at Marula area on the Naivasha–Nakuru Highway.

Naivasha Deputy Police Commander John Kwasa confirmed the accident which occurred as the driver of the saloon car was trying to overtake, leading to a head-on collision with an oncoming truck.

The car, which was carrying four women and a child, was squeezed between two trucks killing the five on the spot.

The drivers of the lorries sustained injuries and were admitted at the Naivasha Sub-county Hospital.

The four women and the child were reportedly heading to Karagita from Nakuru for the burial of a family member scheduled for Tuesday.

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