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Truck driver dies in grisly road accident; residents blame it on bumps

In Summary

  • The truck driver burnt and died on the spot.
  • irate residents ask the government to renovate road to reduce number of accidents.

One person died and two others were left with serious injuries following an accident along Eldoret-Webuye Road yesterday.

The accident involved a truck, and a Toyota Noah, and another vehicle happened at Kaburengu area.

According to eye witnesses, the driver of the long-haul truck hit a bump recently erected on the road and lost control, ramming into the other vehicles. His truck burst into flames following the impact.

Well wishers rushed to the scene and attempted to rescue the driver. But they efforts were futile as he lost his life. The residents called on The Kenya National Highways Authority to remove the bump, saying it has led to many accidents along this road.

Drivers of the two other vehicles involved in the accident were rescued and rushed to Webuye County Hospital where they are receiving treatment.


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