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Police officer killed in road accident

07 February 2014, 12:10

Kakamega - A police officer has died in Kakamega County after his motorcycle collided head-on with a private vehicle.

According to a senior police officer from the county, Justus Kiketo, the officer had been serving at the Emukaba police station in the region.

Kiketo added that the officer was riding his motorbike from Kakamega to Malava when the accident occurred.

He died while undergoing treatment at the Kakamega North District Hospital.

“Ajali ilikua mbaya, so gari smoja ndogo na pikipiki mbayo ni ya serikali ambayo ilikua inaendeshwa na askari wa AP. Mwenye pikipiki aliweza kuumia akapata majeraha mbaya ambayo alikimbizwa hospitali Malava na tumeconfirm ameaga. (The accident was gruesome,  it involved a private vehicle and a government motorbike that was being driven by the Administration Police(AP). The AP sustained serious injuries after which he was rushed at the Malava hospital from where we can confirm he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment),” said Kiketo.

He further called on the road users to be careful while using the narrow Kakamega-Webuye road that is under expansion.

– CAJ News

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