Car-wash attendant ploughs into women while trying his skill in driving
21 February 2016, 22:20
Nyeri - Two women from the same family died Saturday in a road accident at Karindundu area in Karatina, Nyeri County.
The two were hit by a Nissan matatu that was being driven by a car-wash attendant after cleaning it.
He was trying his skill in driving when he ploughed into the women, with eyewitnesses saying the vehicle was being driven at a high speed.
David Muriithi, who witnessed the accident, said one woman died on the spot while the other passed away as she was being taken to Karatina District Hospital for treatment.
The bodies were taken to the hospital’s mortuary while the vehicle was towed to Karatina police station.
Angry youths later erected temporary speed bumps along the road.
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