In Summary
  • The accident occurred a few metres from the scene where 36 people perished on New Year's Eve

Four people were seriously injured on Thursday evening after five vehicles collided at Migaa area along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.

According to eye witnesses, the truck was heading towards Nakuru when its driver lost control of the vehicle and hit the pick-up that was headed in the opposite direction.

ACCIDENT

“I saw the truck that was carrying cattle feeds, ram onto the pick-up,” said Mr Jared Mokaya a resident of Migaa.

The accident occurred a few metres from the scene where 36 people perished on New Year's Eve.

Rongai OCPD Japheth Kioko said: "Four people including the driver of the truck were injured and taken to Molo Sub-County health facility and the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital where they are receiving treatment."

A nurse at the Nakuru Level Five Hospital told the Nation that two people admitted at the facility were responding well to treatment and were out of danger.

CAUTION

The police boss urged road users to be cautious and observe traffic rules.

The accident caused a huge traffic snarl-up along the busy highway.

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