Two feared dead as tree falls on matatu along Waiyaki way
10 February 2016, 19:14
Nairobi - Two people have been feared dead after a tree fell on a matatu along Waiyaki Way in Nairobi.
The matatu was heading towards Western Kenya when the tree fell on it at around 4.30 PM.
The incident took place just past Kianda school in Kangemi.
" A tree fell on the matatu and people are badly injured and some are dead," Ngugi Njoroge a witness told News24.
The matatu was carrying 12 passengers.
Police at the scene could not say whether the death toll would rise.
" We have rushed some people critically injured to hospital. I am afraid it seems there could be deaths," a police officer at the scene not authorised to speak to the media told News24.
The accident caused a serious traffic jam along the usually busy road.
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