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Eight killed in Kakamega accident

A road accident along Eldoret-Webuye highway in Kakamega claimed 8 lives while injuring 7 others. The accident occurred at Lwandeti area.

Matatu that got into the accident [Source:CFK]

According to the police, the accident took place when a motorbike lost control and rammed an oncoming matatu leading to the collision with the truck. The seven passengers perished on the spot.

Motorcycle accident [Source:Wish]
Truck that rammed a matatu [Source: Wish]

The injured victims were taken to a Kakamega County hospital.

According to National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) 1,410 people had lost their lives by June 2019.

Most of the victims being pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists.

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