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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.