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8 Killed as Lorry rams into matatu along Eastern By-Pass

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 BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,10TH NOV 2019-Eight people died on the spot, Sunday afternoon after a lorry rammed into the matatu they were travelling in along the Eastern By-Pass in Nairobi. The eight who perished were in the 14-seater matatu.

According to a survivor of the accident , the lorry rammed into the Nissan matatu killing the eight on spot. “A traffic police officer was stopping the lorry and in the process it lost control and rammed into the Nissan matatu” she said.

It is said that the Nissan matatu was headed to Kibwezi.

Another accident in the early hours of Saturday morning claimed one life leaving 32 others nursing various injuries after the bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident on the Nairobi – Mombasa highway.

Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Ole Napeiyan said the accident occurred when the Nairobi bound bus attempted to overtake a string vehicles and rammed into the oncoming trailer.

The injured passengers are admitted at the  Machakos Level 5 Hospital . 

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