The ghost of road carnage in the month of December continue rear its hand as 15 more people lose Thika-Garissa highway

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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH DEC 2017-At least 15 people  have died in yet another tragic road accident Sunday night on the Thika-Garissa highway.

Police says , a matatu that was headed to Matuu from Thika was involved in a head-on collision with a lorry that was heading towards Thika at  Makutano in Kilimambogo.

The police stated that the accident occurred while the matatu was trying to avoid collision with a motorcyclist before ramming head-on into the lorry.

The accident came barely hours  after  seven passengers died when an Eldoret-bound Public Service Vehicle with 14 passengers lost control colliding with two trucks heading to Nakuru on Saturday night.

The 9pm accident occurred at Kamara area in Koibatek division, Baringo County.

According to the Timboroa police base, five passengers in the matatu died on the spot with two succumbing to injuries at the Eldama Ravine Hospital.

Close 160 people have died through accidents in December with the Salgaa-Mau Summit stretch claiming the most lives. In yet another accident that occurred early last week 19 people also perished at Kamukuywa bridge on Eldoret- Kitale highway.

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