One dead, two injured in Embu accident

Police line

A 35-year-old man died on Monday evening while two others are recuperating at Embu Level 5 Hospital after they were knocked down by a vehicle along Dallas Estate road in Embu County.

Confirming the incident, Embu East OCPD Francis Sang said that the driver, Irene Muthoni, knocked the three as she tried to overtake another vehicle on the wrong side near Bonanza Academy School.

According to Sang, the deceased, Lemis Murithi, who had sustained a leg fracture, died while undergoing treatment.

On the other hand, George Odour aged 25 and Duncan Mugambi, a 12-year-old Standard 5 pupil sustained minor injuries and they are responding well to treatment.

“Lemis Murithii sustained a broken right leg and died while undergoing treatment at Embu Hospital where they had been rushed, while George Odwa Odour, 25, and Duncan Mugambi, a 12-year-old Standard 5 pupil at County Primary School are still hospitalised but fairing on well,” said Sang.

The police are investigating the incident to find out whether the driver was on the wrong.

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