In Summary
  • The truck veered off the road and overturned.

One man died on the spot while five others sustained injuries on Friday night after a lorry they were travelling in overturned at Naikarra area in Narok West Sub-County.

The truck was headed to Narok Town when it veered off the road.


The man was thrown under the truck and it took the efforts of residents and motorists to free his body from the wreckage.

Eyewitnesses said the truck was speeding and people were hanging precariously from it.

“The truck came speeding downhill before it overturned on the side of the road,” said Mr Joseph Kuyo.

He said being a market day at Naikarra trading centre, trucks tend to overload their vehicles and people sit on top of the goods while others hang on the truck rails.

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