Patient dies in ambulance accident on Nairobi-Mombasa Highway


The wreckage of the ill-fated ambulance that veered off the road, rolling several times on Saturday morning on the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway. Photo :Courtesy

A patient who had been admitted to the Moi Refferal Hospital in Voi has died in an ambulance accident.

The ambulance was headed to the Coast General Hospital when the accident occurred on the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway.

Witnesses say the driver of the ambulance lost control of the speeding vehicle, veered off the road before rolling several times.

The patient was rushed back to the Moi Refferal Hospital with breathing complications where he succumbed.

The driver of the ambulance,a medic and relative of the deceased sustained injuries.

They are receiving treatment at the same hospital as investigations into what caused the accident kick off.

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