Six killed ,nine others injured in Meru grisly crash

Six killed ,nine others injured in Meru grisly crash

BY CORRESPONDENT,MERU,29TH MAY 2018-Six people have been confirmed dead  while nine others seriously injured following a grisly road accident at Kinyaritha area on the Meru-Mikinduri road.

Imenti North OCPD Sammy Koskey who confirmed the incident  said , the crash, involving a pickup and a Probox occurred after the driver of the pick up  which was , traveling from Mikinduri to Meru, attempted to overtake a lorry and collided head-on with the oncoming car.

Eye witness say  the Probox  had  close to 10 people at the time.

MWANGI KIMENCHU  who was among those who witnessed the accident said both vehicles were been driven at a high speed. ”Niliona magari yote yakiendeshwa kwa kasi sana na muda mfupi yote mawili yakagongana .he said.(i saw both vehicles driven at a high speed  before both were involved in an accident.)”

The bodies of those who died were taken to the Meru Level Five hospital mortuary.

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