Three escape death as truck overturns, catches fire
21 September 2015, 14:13
Murang'a - A driver and two other people escaped death by a whisker after the truck they were traveling in veered off the road and overturned along Murang’a-Kenol road before bursting into flames.
The vehicle which was believed to be ferrying tea from Githunguri Tea Factory and destined for Mombasa caused a snarl up on the busy road after blocking a section of the road.
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While confirming the incident, Murang’a North traffic commander, Silas Andiema said the accident is suspected to have been caused by over speeding, making it hard for the driver to negotiate the corner.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!
The traffic boss however added that several people escaped with minor injuries and were rushed to Murang’a Level Four Hospital where they were treated and later discharged.
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