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Fatal accident along Nairobi-Mombasa highway claims two lives

Two people are feared dead following a fatal accident along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway at Taru on Sunday morning.

The accident involving a trailer and a Mash Poa bus is said to have occurred after the driver of the trailer failed to maintain his lane forcing the bus driver to veer off the road.

“Two people died in a traffic road accident involving a MASH POA bus and a Mercedes Benz trailer, that occurred on December 24, 2023 morning at Taru Town Center, along Mombasa -Nairobi Highway.

Preliminary investigations indicate that driver of the trailer failed to maintain to his lane, forcing the bus to veer off the road.” said National Police Service.

A total of 20 passengers including two juveniles were rushed to Samburu Sub County Hospital for treatment as the bodies of those who died were taken to Kinango Sub County Hospital Mortuary.

“20 other passengers, among them two juveniles who were seriously injured have been rushed to Samburu Sub County Hospital and the bodies preserved at Kinango Sub County Hospital Mortuary.

The National Police Service is appealing to motorists to adhere to traffic regulations this festive season to prevent road crashes.” said National Police Service

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