5 people dead, 10 injured after matatu rams into trailer in Londiani

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On Sat, 2 Dec, 2023 10:03 | < 1 min read
5 people dead, 10 injured after matatu rams into trailer in Londiani
The vehicle wreckage of the 14-seater matatu involved in the accident. PHOTO/(@KenyaRedCross)/X

At least five people lost their lives in the wee hours of Saturday, December 2, 2023, in Londiani along the Molo-Kericho road.

In an update by the Kenya Red Cross, the deceased -four men and a child- died on the spot after the 14-seater matatu they were travelling in rammed into a trailer at the notorious black spot.

10 others suffered injuries and have since been taken to hospitals for medical attention.

The accident occurred around 3:30 am.

"10 persons evacuated to Molo and Londiani sub-county hospitals. Unfortunately, 5 people (4 men and 1 child) lost their lives," the Kenya Red Cross said.

Red Cross said normal operations along the road have resumed as police have since cleared the scene.

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