Four killed, six injured in road accident
01 October 2016, 19:03
Nyeri - Four people died and six others sustained serious injuries following a road accident at Muruguru area along Nyeri-Karatina road.
The accident involved a PSV matatu and a lorry.
Nyeri central OCPD, Masai Makau said the accident occurred as the matatu driver tried to overtake the lorry amid heavy rainfall leading to poor visibility.
He said the matatu was heading to Nyeri from Nairobi and that the driver was arrested as investigations continue.
Those injured were taken to Tumutumu Mission Hospital while the bodies of the deceased were taken to Nyeri Referral Hospital mortuary.
The OCPD urged drivers and other road users to be extra careful during the rainy season.
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