Seven people killed in road accident in Nakuru County


Seven people perished and 10 others were injured in an accident at Muthera Farm in Mau Narok, Nakuru County on Friday night.

According to Nakuru Police Commander Tito Kilonzi, a lorry ferrying potatoes crashed killing six people on the spot who were riding on it after a day’s work within the farm.

The driver of the lorry was trying to overtake another vehicle.

Initially 11 people were admitted at Nakuru level five hospital with injuries, one of them died overnight raising the number to 7 from the original 6 deaths.

Six of those injured were discharged this morning, with 4 remaining in hospital.

Police officers are searching for the lorry driver who escaped unhurt.

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