Four people killed after car is swept away in Mwingi floods


Four people killed after car is swept away in Mwingi floods

Four people have been confirmed dead after their car was swept away in the Mwingi floods in Kitui.

Matinyani OCPD John Sawe however revealed that two other occupants; the driver and co-driver, survived the accident.

“They were rushed to Mwingi Level Four Hospital,” he said, adding that the vehicle had been pulled out of the river.

Police and Red Cross officials retrieved four bodies from River Mutindi.

The driver of the double cabin pick-up was headed to Kitui from Mwingi.

Witnesses told police that he tried to cross River Mutindi but the bridge collapsed.

The three bodies have since been moved to the Kitui Level Five Hospital mortuary.

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