In Summary
  • A young woman was among those who perished.
  • The driver and his passenger suffered slight injuries in the incident which caused a major traffic jam.
  • Another witness, Mr Cyrus Njenga, said the area is a black spot and urged drivers to be careful.

Three people have died after a motorcycle collided with a car along the Embu-Makutano road in Kirinyaga County.

The boda boda rider and his two passengers died on the spot during the Wednesday night collision in Nyangati village.

A young woman was among those who perished.

The crash happened when the car, which was heading towards Ngurubani from Embu, hit the motorcycle.

OVERTAKING

According to the witnesses, the driver of the car was overtaking another vehicle when he crashed into the motorcycle which was coming from the opposite direction, killing the three on the spot.

The driver and his passenger suffered slight injuries in the incident which caused a major traffic jam on the usually busy road.

A resident, Jane Wanjiru, said she was at home at around 8pm when she heard loud bang and rushed to the scene only to find the victims lying dead.

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