Two escape death by a whisker after being hit by a speeding truck
15 August 2016, 15:00
Nyeri - Two men escaped death by a whisker after they were knocked down by a speeding transit lorry in Isiolo town.
They were hospitalized at the County Referral hospital with serious injuries while the truck that was carrying milk proceeded to the Archers Post.
The County Police Commander, Charles Ontita confirmed the incident and said the driver of the lorry will be arrested for hit and run.
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“The driver is suspected to have lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road hitting the two men aged 35 and 66 who were walking by the roadside,” added Ontita.
He said that police have launched investigations to track down the driver and owner of the lorry that transports milk from Meru town to Isiolo and Archer’s Post market.
The vehicle was later found abandoned in the town and was towed to Isiolo police station awaiting inspection.
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