One dead, scores injured as matatu crashes into restaurant in Nairobi
10 May 2016, 17:35
Nairobi - A matatu has crashed into a restaurant along Nairobi's CBD killing one person and injuring many.
The 14 seater matatu lost control at high speed and rammed into the Baker's Inn restaurant just next to the Nairobi Railway station along Haile Selassie Avenue.
One person died on the spot while a number totalling eight were rushed to the Kenyatta National Hospital to seek treatment.
" A matatu has lost control and veered off the road and rammed into a shop along Moi avenue near Railways round about," the Kenya Red Cross stated.
Police at the scene confirmed that one person had died.
The whereabouts of the driver were unknown.
" There is a fatality. The driver of the vehicle is known and is being sought," an officer at the scene told News24.
It is not yet clear what caused the matatu driver to lose control.
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