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Accident: Two killed, one critically injured after car rammed a tractor ferrying poles

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI M8TH FEB,2021-Two people perished while a third one is in critical condition at the Moi Teaching and Refferal Hospital in Eldoret following a dawn accident at the Maili Tisa interchange on the Eldoret – Webuye Highway.

According to the Eldoret West OCPD Edward Masibo who confirmed the incident, the private car which had three occupans rammed a tractor which was ferrying poles.

The tractor had stalled on the road.

A police report seen by Citizen Digital said the driver and his shot gun passenger were killed on the spot by the poles which tore through the windshield.

A third passenger who was seated at the back sustained serious injuries and is receiving medical care.

Police officers have launched a man-hunt for the driver of the tractor who disappeared shortly after the accident.

The bodies of the deceased were moved to the Moi Teaching and Refferal Hospital mortuary in Eldoret.

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