Lorry accident claims six lives
18 December 2013, 18:00
Homa Bay - Six people were killed in a grisly road accident involving a lorry that was transporting sand in Homa Bay County.
The lorry they were travelling in veered off the road and overturned, killing them on the spot on Wednesday morning, Daily Nation reports.
Among the dead, were four businesswomen who are said to have been going to a market in Nyamira County.
Villagers rescued five survivors of the accident and took them to hospital.
The accident comes just a few days after Transport Cabinet Secretary, Michael Kamau, announced the return of alcoblow to curb road carnage, especially during the festive season.
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