At least 7 people have died in an accident  at roasters on Thika super highway

At least 7 people have died in an accident at roasters on Thika super highway

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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,6TH SEPT 2017-At least 7 people lost their lives Wednesday afternoon in a road accident involving Two  public service vehicles at roasters on the Thika Super highway.The accident involved a 14 sitter matatu  on its way to Nanyuki ,A mwiki bound minibus, a salon car and a lorry .The 14 sitter matatu coming from Nairobi to Mwiki while a lorry was transporting sand before it lost control hitting the matatu   and the salon car.4 other personal vehicles were also hit .UPESINEWS.CO.KE has confirmed that the driver of the lorry  lost control before his vehicle veered off on the road hitting the metal gadders before ramming into the Nissan.

Those who died include the driver of the 23 sitter Matatu .The njured include three women and 2 men who were in 14 sitter Matatu and have been taken to the nearby Neema Uhai hospital.The  bodies of the dead were taken to the same hospital mortuary.

Police have had a difficult time controlling traffic on the busy highway  with normal movement of vehicles being disrupted for over  2 hours.

 

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