Scores injured in multiple-Car Crash Along Thika Road

Scores injured in multiple-Car Crash Along Thika Road

Several people  have been injured following  multiple vehicles which were  involved in an accident along Thika Road in the early hours of Monday, February 17.

The accident involving at least seven cars left several injured as well as a huge traffic snarl-up at the Muthaiga Junction along Thika Road.

At the time of going to press  the actual number of casualties had not been confirmed, with rescue efforts currently ongoing.

A bus also overturned along the highway
Traffic police officers at the scene of the multiple-car crash along Thika Road

 

Eyewitnesses on the ground suggested that the driver was intoxicated but the photos that surfaced online showed no occupants in the vehicle.

“The incident took place as early as 6.30 a.m. in the morning but nothing has been done to retrieve the car. As of 8:26 p.m, I passed there and it was still under the water,” tweeted user Dan Okeo.

“There are two major problems at this particular bridge point. Two huge bumps erected back to back and there are no visible warning signs for the two number. Many accidents have happened on this road,” tweeted another user.

The vehicle that plunged into Nairobi River on Saturday, February 15
The vehicle that plunged into Nairobi River on Saturday, February 15

In recent weeks accidents have been on the rise, with authorities pointing out careless driving as one of the main causes.

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