Two killed, seven injured in Embu-Meru highway accident
01 February 2015, 17:43
Chuka - Two people were killed and seven others injured in an accident involving a matatu and a motorbike along the Embu-Meru highway on Sunday morning.
Witnesses said the driver of the speeding matatu hit the oncoming motorbike just after negotiating a corner on the busy highway, Daily Nation reported.
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Traffic officers who arrived at the scene blamed the motorbike rider for the accident and accused boda boda riders of being ignorant of the traffic rules and riding carelessly on the busy road.
Matatu drivers plying that route were also asked to be driving at a speed they can control to avoid such accidents.
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