County employee killed, four others injured in road crash
07 June 2015, 21:54
Narok - An employee of Narok County Government was killed while four others sustained injuries after the vehicles they were travelling in were involved in a road accident in Narok Saturday.
The 6am accident occurred at Total area near Narok town along Narok-Bomet road.
According to the Stephen Momanyi, an eyewitness, the accident happened after the saloon car collided head on with oncoming lorry.
Momanyi said the man who was in the Saloon car died on the spot while his girlfriend sustained serious injuries.
The driver of the lorry and two other occupants sustained minor injuries and were taken to Narok County Referral Hospital.
Doctors at the hospital say the driver was complaining of chest pain while the other two were treated and discharged later.
The woman was rushed to Tenwek Mission Hospital in Bomet County.
Sources at the hospital say she is in stable condition.
“I heard a loud bang and rushed to the accident scene only to find that the vehicles had collided and the body of the deceased lying in the road,” said Momanyi.
The lorry was headed to Narok town while Saloon car was going towards Maasai Mara junction road.
The body was taken to Narok County Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem examinations and the vehicles towed to Narok Police Station.
Police at the scene, who refused to be named because they are not authorized to speak to the media, said they have launched investigations to establish cause of the accident.
On Thursday, three people died on the spot while another one sustained injuries after a trailer crashed near Eor Ekule trading centre along the busy Narok-Mai Mahiu highway, about 15 kms from Narok town.
For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.