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University student dies in a road accident in Othaya

04 June 2012, 15:59 Joseph Mukubwa

A student of University of Nairobi on Madaraka day perished in a road accident in Othaya after the vehicle she was travelling in lost control and landed in a ditch.

Twenty-year-old Dorah Pamba died when their personal car she was travelling in along Kariki –Chinga highway at Gichiche area was involved in a road accident.

She was among the several students on board who had gone for a picnic at Chinga dam from Nairobi during the holiday when their vehicle lost control due to lose chippings along the road which is under construction.

She died on arrival to a local hospital after the 7pm incident.

Other students escaped with slight injuries.

They were also treated and discharged.

Eye witness said the vehicle lost control and landed on one side.

Police later towed the vehicle to Othaya Police Station.

Meanwhile, another vehicle lost control at the same stretch and a private vehicle badly damaged on Saturday morning and residents are now calling upon the local road engineer to look unto the road urgently.

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