Eight die on Nyeri-Nyhururu Road as Matatu veers off the road

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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.

 

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