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BY CORRESPONDENT,NYANDARUA,10TH JAN 2018-Eight members of the same family lost their lives on Tuesday night at Kianugu area along the Nyeri-Nyahururu road when a matatu they were travelling in veered off the road and rolled several times.Nine other people were seriously injuries among them childrten.The injured are currently admitted at Nyahururu County Referral Hospital.
Three women and the driver of the ill-fated vehicle died on the spot while the other four succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment at the hospital.
According Nyandarua North OCPD Timon Odingo who confirmed the incident said the driver lost control of the vehicle.
“The vehicle veered off the road and rolled several times before landing in a ditch,” said the police boss.
The eight who perished were part of a team travelling home after a burial ceremony in Mukurweni, Nyeri.