In Summary
  • County Police Commander Josphat Kinyua, the vehicle could have been moving at a high speed.
  • He said the bodies of the four were moved to Maragua Hospital mortuary.
  • Murang’a leaders have been pushing for the dualing of the road.

Four people lost their lives in a grisly road crash in Maragua along the Kenol-Murang’a road.

The four, who were in a private car, died on the spot after their vehicle veered off the road and plunged into Ithe Rui River on Tuesday evening.

According to Murang’a County Police Commander Josphat Kinyua, the vehicle could have been moving at a high speed leading to the driver losing control.

He said the bodies of the four were moved to Maragua Hospital mortuary.

BLACK SPOT

“It is a sad evening after losing four people who were in the same vehicle. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the vehicle was moving at a high speed and…it plunged into River Ithe Rui leading to fatalities.

The police boss said three other people who were injured in the incident were have rushed to Maragua Rural Hospital.

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